What do you do when you don't have a current technology strategy? What if you don't have the time to create a technology strategy? What if your technology strategy is not resonating with your executive peers and the broader organisation? Some technology teams may think they have a strategy; however, often, it is not; it is a series of technology statements without a link to business outcomes. At an event, I was asked how technology executives can establish and maintain credib
At CIO Edge this week Peter Weill chairman of MIT CISR presented his latest research, and Australia is lagging behind other parts of the world, some key findings; only 5% of Australian business are future ready, compared to 18% globally 62% of Australian business are silos and spaghetti, compared to 53% globally both impact margin, 14 and 11.1 percentage points. This data reminded me of what I have experienced within organisations with leaders rationalising why they don’t nee
What you think your customers may value may not be the case. Here is a one-minute video explaining the stages of determining value. Many organisations think of building a digital platform and creating an ecosystem without truly understanding what their customers value. Value can be determined by; - Analysing what you customers are regularly interacting with - Where they are interacting offers a transaction opportunity - What are your customers prepared to pay for that value?
Over the last few weeks, I have shared several videos about digital transitions. Here is another one minute video explaining the importance of digital transitions, an alternative to a transformation. There are some overwhelming rationales for this; recent McKinsey research established that 85% of digital transformations fail (2018) additionally for many employees the thought of an external party ”helping their organisation” transform is not genuinely welcomed. Employees may s
A one-minute video explaining the concepts of ”digitally dumb and numb”. Many organisations continue with non-valuing adding work into their digital business objectives; this is ”digitally dumb” and executives who are not aware of the consequences are ”digitally numb”. Profiling the work is the first step in realising your digital potential. #vlog #author #speaker #coach #mentor #thinker #digital #practical
A 1-minute video explaining why digital is about people and the importance of rationalisation of their job-related activities. If employees do not address these, the aggregate will create a digitally dumb organisation. Further If an executive chooses not to sponsor this, they are digitally numb. #vlog #author #speaker #coach #mentor #thinker #digital #practical
I delivered a keynote at Adapt's CFO Edge event this week. This is the third event I have participated with Adapt, the second for the year, and the other was one of their first many years ago. Some key takeaways from the event; Digital stretches beyond the technology team, and everyone is still learning how digital will play out Anxiety with the thought of embarking on a large scale transformation, organisations want alternative approaches Practical application of emerging te