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1. Journey

Top executives need a clear Digital Transformation Strategy which guides their journey. Even individual initiatives should be viewed as a journey with pilots, stages and pivots.

Key Concepts

  • Every Organization Needs a Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Implementing digital initiatives in isolation is less impactful
  • Implementation Should Be Done in Stages
  • Pilots and Pivots Are an Integral Part of Implementation

2. Mindset

Adoption of technology requires a mindset shift from everyone in the company for digital transformation to be fully realized.

Key Concepts

  • Digital Projects Must Have Direct Business Impact
  • Ambition for Transformation is a Prerequisite to Impact
  • CEOs Must See Data and Analytics as Strategic

3. Buy-In

The biggest challenge to digital transformation is resistance to change. It is important to understand resistance triggers and implement a solid Change Management Plan.

Key Concepts

  • Expect Resistance to Change
  • Get Buy-In from C-Suite and Management
  • Plan for Change Management with Internal and External Stakeholders

4. Partnership

Executives must view their technology provider, whether internal or external, as strategic to their business success. A digital solution partner needs to be able and willing to support them through their transformation journey.

Key Concepts

  • The Digital Solution Team Should Be Treated as Strategic
  • Local Support Increases Likelihood of Success
  • Off-the-Shelf Solutions Rarely Work

5. Simple Solution

The user experience and journey of a digital initiative need to be simple, intuitive and in line with the users’ objectives. The technology’s complexity is irrelevant so long as the user experience is simple.

Key Concepts

  • Simplify the Real-Life Journey and Processes
  • Ensure Smooth Transition for the User
  • Simple Solutions Can Be Achieved Even with Complex Technology
The five building blocks of sucessful solutions to challenges digitization has solved in organizations.

The five building blocks of sucessful solutions to challenges digitization has solved in organizations.

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