If you’ve already started on the road to digital transformation, congrats! You’re giving your business a better opportunity to thrive in the post-COVID global marketplace. One overwhelming lesson the pandemic has taught us is this: daylight waits for nobody, and the longer we consider investing in digital transformation – the further behind we’re falling.
The digitalisation of any organisation will be a distinguishing survival trait when half of the world’s workforce prefers to remote-in to the office, and consumers prefer to set up appointments and spend their money online. Here’s how to get with the digital programme pronto:
– From The Top Down
Organisational leaders are the only people who, realistically, can drive the fastest digital transformation. Decision-makers have access to the necessary strings that need to be pulled when something as big as digital transformation takes place within a business. They can wrestle for sufficient budgets, and are role-models for the rest of the staff. If the higher-ups don’t embrace digitalisation, nobody else will.
– Prepare Your People
The decision-makers might enable digital transformation on the top, but the real transformation will take place among the ranks of employees. They are the individuals who will likely be required to adopt and embrace the new digital solutions within the organisation. If you don’t have their buy-in, further digitalisation efforts might encounter some stiff internal opposition.