BY| April 23, 2020
COVID-19 has ensured that companies have undergone a digital transformation of all parts of their business. Some have fared well, but many are still running into challenges, and decisions they can’t defer anymore. In this month’s newsletter, we take a look at how best to manage the change we find ourselves in.
12 Steps to Digital Transformation
According to research in Harvard Business Review, of the $1.3 trillion spent on digital transformation in 2018, an estimated $900 billion was wasted when initiatives didn’t meet their goals. However, when done right, digital transformation allows companies to provide unprecedented value to customers. In this article, Blake Morgan lists down 12 steps that might get you faster to a more manageable transformation.
Digital Transformation with the help of Kanban
With the digital disruption of business models and whole industries, business executives and process owners are faced with a variety of transformation challenges. The need and pressure to deliver and demonstrate improved performance metrics, transparency and collaboration are ever greater. This article by Navin Anand, shows how the Kanban method could help.
Digital Transformation: A Metrics Perspective
As more companies are forced to transform, it’s important to understand that different KPIs come into play along the path to full digital transformation as the business upgrades. From those designed to show if the transformation is on track to those that track the results of the transformation, Dan Toma highlights the importance of metrics for a successful business overhaul into the world of digital.
Offer of Assistance for Remote Work and Collaboration
In view of the challenges faced by so many organizations in getting adjusted to remote work, we began offering the use of our SwiftKanban visual management and collaboration tool to any organization that required it, completely free till June 30th, 2020, with no obligation to use it beyond that date. No catches, no gimmicks, no credit cards required.
Panel Discussion: Is Agile More Relevant Now?
We are still in the middle of the pandemic – and nothing can be said with 100% confidence about what approaches and solutions are working and what are not. At the same time, innovative solutions have sprung up that underline the criticality of out-of-the-box thinking and delivering solutions that would otherwise be impossible to deliver.
Please join us for a discussion on April 29th, 2020 on what role, if any, does an Agile Mindset and an Agile Culture play in helping further the capability to innovate and deliver speedily the solutions markets need – even when there is no pandemic going on.
Video: Business Agility & Adapting to Change with SAFe 5.0
Business Agility lets you capitalize on emerging opportunities by empowering you to make quick decisions, allocate money, and align the right people to do the work.
We conducted a webinar recently with Luke Hohmann, Principal Consultant, Scaled Agile Inc., where we discussed how SAFe® 5.0 has the guidance to help business Agility.
That’s all from us this month. We hope you liked this edition. Stay safe!