Monday, November 5, 2018

The Monthly “100 Digital Pitfalls” Book Tuning: All Sorts of Pitfalls Cause Digital Stagnation Nov. 2018

It’s critical to identify, understand, and avoid pitfalls, discover strategic and predictive pathways to change.

Digital makes a significant impact on how we think, live, and work. There is a mix of old and new, physical and virtual, order and chaos. We are in a time of tremendous change, the dawn of the digital age, the path to the next level of digital maturity, also in the era of confusion and information overload. Therefore, it’s critical to identify, understand, and avoid pitfalls, discover strategic and predictive pathways to change, increase confidence, position a brand and leverage resources to make the digital paradigm shift effortlessly. Slideshare Presentation

        


All Sorts of Pitfalls Cause Digital Stagnation


Three Pitfalls in Change Management? Organizations large or small are faced with more radical digital or management transformation now because the digital business ecosystem is still evolving. The digital dynamic continues to evolve with increasing speed of change and rapid integration of business across the globe. However, Change Management (the overarching term includes both transformation and change) has a very high failure rate overall, what are key success factors in driving digital transformation? And which pitfalls on the way to keep business from championing transformational changes?

How to Avoid Pitfalls in Innovation Management Innovation is both art and science. Innovation is a systematic way of applying creativity in real life and business. In general, business innovation is a management discipline, and innovation management has an overall very low success rate. The reasons why failure occurs vary widely, it is no wonder why many leaders are reluctant to act on bold ideas with good business potential due to the high likelihood of failure. So more specifically, what are the pitfalls in innovation management and how to manage innovation more effectively?

How to Avoid Micromanagement Pitfalls? Micromanagement generally has a negative connotation, it means the managers put too tight control on their employees or team or insignificant details, it perhaps causes more damage than benefit. And many management experts thought that micromanagement is indeed one of the most destructive patterns a leader - middle or senior - can have. And from a culture perspective, ”not being micromanaged" almost always comes up. So why does micromanagement cause problems, and how to avoid such micromanagement pitfalls?

What are the Pitfalls on the Journey of Digitalization Digital means the increasing speed of changes, hyperconnectivity, and always-on business dynamic. The digital boundary is not a straight line, it has the zig-zag patterns on it. The journey of digitalization will not be flat. It represents a break from the past, with a high level of impact and complexity. Ad hoc digitalization is doomed to fail, how to take the stepwise approach, identify and avoid pitfalls on the way?

Five Pitfalls to Fail IT IT plays a more significant role in leading changes and driving innovation in the organization than ever because information is pervasive, permeating into everywhere in a contemporary business, and the speed of change is increasing nowadays. IT is also a critical element in improving business agility to adapt to changes. However, it doesn’t mean it's an easy job to run a high-performing IT organization. What are the pitfalls to fail IT, and how to overcome them in running a high mature digital IT?

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