Digital transformation is usually a top priority in an organisation’s strategic agenda. This is a consequence of digital disruption, global competition, the speed of product commoditisation and the ever-changing customer needs.
Businesses will continue to face digital disruption and intense market competition in this digital age. Transformation success is dependent on how well and how quickly you can respond. As a result, the shifting landscape will be awash with opportunities for ambitious, innovative leaders willing to embrace change.
As the customer-led, digitally driven market races onwards and upwards, making small incremental changes to your business is no longer enough. Organisations with traditional business structures – functional, siloed and tightly controlled – must move to more innovative, flexible operations that encourage collaboration and a keen focus on the customer.
Like any CEO, I have been through the traditional processes, old strategies and dealt with many inflexible leaders. I have been forced to evaluate how much of the past to retain while planning for the future. The challenge moving forward is understanding how to leverage insights and capabilities through data analytics and emerging technologies to create a more personalised customer experience.
PM-Partners are building digital strategy into our company processes. I feel challenged by the changing customer expectations and our competitors. That said, I also see the exciting prospects that come from digital change. There is necessity to be adaptive and resilient, while seeing change as opportunity.
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