One Understand that Digital Transformation and Cloud is more about the opportunity to think differently about your business and less about new technologies.
Two Understand that Digital Transformation and Cloud It is NOT about ripping out and replacing your current enterprise technology stack.
Three Partner with a change agent and digital transformation leader:
- To help you understand the opportunities presented by Digital Transformation and the Cloud.
- To help you develop a Digital Transformation view and strategy for your business.
- To lead your projects and ensure that business purpose remain front of mind.
- To ensure that technology does not take front of stage position in the projects. Technology is there to serve your business purpose, not the other way around.
Four Develop a deep understanding of the importance of DATA in the new digital era. The digital era has a much more granular view of data and is much more unforgiving towards low quality data than traditional BI and ERP systems. It is CRITICALLY IMPORTANT that you instil a culture of caring about quality of data in your organisation.
Five Get your data into a central Cloud repository. Augment your organisation’s data with data from sources outside of your organisation.
Six Follow an inclusive, collaborative approach to develop ideas into projects with solid business cases. Prioritise these projects, get stakeholder buy-in.
Seven Do scenario planning and identify flags and indicators that show when a specific scenario is playing out. This, in turn leads to decisions of when to pull the plug or when to double down and drive initiatives that show signs of success.