It is becoming more and more evident that the digital transformation in big companies is primarily a process of cultural transformation. This “cultural change” refers mainly to new forms of work and ... other forms of collaboration. And it is the only way in which digital innovations can be initiated and implemented rapidly.
Even when we are talking about the company's own capabilities, its “organizational capabilities”, these nevertheless depend on the expanded skills and new capabilities of the employees. Specifically: Your employees. To secure the success of your digital transformation, employees must demonstrate a willingness to enter into this process, i.e. the cultural readiness for the digital transformation must be activated.
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Our customer projects are normally concerned with fundamental strategies, how companies are changing, both at the organizational and technological level. At the same time, we also focus on rapid and specific implementation measures that use the employees’ every-day activities as a starting point. It is the only way in which the corporate culture can be changed relatively quickly. The steps involved in this process tend to be small but many.
What process has proven itself, and where should we place our focus in 2018? Here are six starting points in particular - keeping our eye on companies that have mastered the transformation. Which of these ideas can be used as ideas for immediate implementation in your team?