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It’s Not Enough to Call Yourself a Digital Business – Here’s How to Operate Like One.
When your organization faces scary numbers – a weak quarterly report, low customer satisfaction, sluggish time-to-market – the natural instinct is to play the change card. Something decisive. Dramatic. Digital.
Their fingers pointed at the “old” system, so many CEOs want a “new” one.
You Call Yourself a Digital Business. But Do You Truly Operate as One?
It’s 2022. All businesses are digital, right?
That assumption is not only not as safe as you think it is, it’s downright dangerous to the health of a company.
Over these last few decades, we’ve forgotten the bumpy road to digitalization – even as we’re facing another historical inflection point. In the late 1990s, Many businesses went online kicking and screaming. Many more refused to make the substantive changes to accompany their minimal web presence – which is why today nearly 50% of the Fortune 500 from 2000 are gone today.
Are You Measuring Success by Outcomes Achieved or Activity Complete?
For years, companies used to make annual plans to drive more Enterprise Agility. Now they make quarterly forecasts for the same purpose. New tactic, same game. But what if that Enterprise Agility is defined by activity level rather than concrete outcomes achieved that build towards real Enterprise Agility? If annual or quarterly success is measured by activity only, does that actually make a company “successful”? Let’s say the employees were really busy and their “activity level” was high; in fact,
Risk Management-Reduce downtime, security vulnerabilities, and more with a risk matrix. Do you know your company’s Risk?
It doesn’t matter if your company is in the Fortune 100 or a small business that you operate from your home, Risk Management needs to be an integral part of your daily considerations to run a profitable business. Of course, depending on your size and scope there will be different factors that need to be considered. A multi-national company needs to focus on different risk factors than a “mom and pop” business. For example, a large company
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