You & Digital Transformation: How to overcome 3 common challenges
You & Digital Transformation:
How to overcome 3 common challenges
More than 60% of transformations
fail, but why should this be a concern for CIOs? The fact is major technology projects are often transformation projects. These projects significantly change the way organizations
conduct their business and how work
gets done. They therefore have a
huge impact on most of the employees in the company.
When these projects fail, the CIOs
are often blamed for the failure.1
Q. Why do so many transformations
A. 72% of transformation programs
fail to deliver their actual targets due
to organizational issues.2
Whoa, after reading that, is it any
wonder that senior executives are
not satisfied with the results of their
Picture this – we’re going to take a
You, me, and some close friends.
We’ll take a sailboat from Barcelona
How do you prepare?
70% (of executives surveyed) express
dissatisfaction with the communication of objectives to employees, and
75% express dissatisfaction with
training, commitment and people
To get ready for our sailing adventure,
we’ll make a list of what we’ll need.
Gear, food, maps, tools … we’ve got
You’re the captain of this ship. So,
before we start sailing, how will you
motivate the crew?
Well Captain, you once told me
that resistance comes from unclear
expectations from stakeholders.
What if you were able to show people
the positive impacts that a transformation project will have on their jobs?
Would this help to avoid resistance to
How do you kick off
People, processes, infrastructure,
money, technology, etc. … being able
to tie them all together, and aligning
them with objectives of the transformation program, can seem daunting.
If we’re committed to taking the company digital, what are our anticipated
What if you could do it? consist…
Let’s give all people involved in the
transformation the right combination
of blueprints, scenarios, roadmaps,
action plans, and dashboards tailored
to their needs. This will allow them
to work towards the same objectives
and contribute in the most effective
manner based on their specific roles
With that, management is now able
to create visibility and impact analysis to communicate the right message to the right people. Picture an
environment where you can test scenarios to understand which parts of
the organization are impacted, and to
what degree they are impacted, while
achieving corporate goals.
–– Incomplete information to make
fact-based decisions and understand the impact of change
–– Difficulties measuring impacts
and managing risks
–– Failure to prioritize the factors
that need to be transformed
for our move to digital to be
We’re ready to set sail. The crew
understands their roles and we’re
fully utilizing our resources to make
this an enjoyable journey.
Umm, are those storm clouds ahead?
I assume we checked the weather
before we left port? What do you
mean it changed? Are we heading
into a hurricane? How can we get
around it? I hope someone knows the
answers to these questions.
What if you could visualize and simulate the impact of change before you
kick off your transformation?