Monday, October 9, 2017

The Monthly Foresight: Tuning “Digital Fit” Organizational Structure Oct. 2017

Digital organizations have to keep information flow, adapt to the continuous changes and business dynamic in thriving as the digital master.
The effects of an increasingly digitalized world are now reaching into every corner of businesses and every aspect of organizations. Digital is the age of creativity and innovation, creativity is the most wanted trait for digital leaders and professionals today, and innovation is the light every organization is pursuing. Which themes shall you set to advocate digital transformation? What are your practices for building a hyperconnected and ever-evolving digital business ecosystem?

     Tuning “Digital Fit” Organizational Structure

Three Views to Gain Deep Understanding about the Digital Organization? Digitalization implies the full-scale changes in the way the business is conducted, so adopting new digital technologies only is not sufficient. Digital organizations have to keep information flow, adapt to the continuous changes and business dynamic in thriving as the digital master. An organization achieves this state of equilibrium through its leadership effectiveness and management capacity. Here are three views to gain a deep understanding of the digital organization as well as how to unleash its full potential.
The Organizational Autonomy and Digital Transformation Digital disruptions are inevitable, and digital transformation is unstoppable. Organizations shouldn’t just respond to them in a reactive way. The new paradigm that is emerging is a digital organization that is more responsive, holistic, vibrant, self-driving, innovative, and above all enhances and supports the living organization. In fact, autonomy becomes one of the most critical characteristics for digital organizations to thrive as well as the symbol of achieving high-level digital maturity.
The New Book “Digital Fit: Manifest Future of Business with Multidimensional Fit” Chapter 2 Introduction: Organizational Structure Fit Digital transformation represents the next stage of business maturity which will improve how the enterprise works and interacts with its ecosystem, with people at the center of its focus. From an organizational structure perspective, what is it comprised of, and what is the future of the organizational structure? In fact, tuning the organizational design and structure to achieve the high level of autonomy is the symbol of the digital maturity.
How to Well Tune the organizational Structure for Breakthrough Innovation?  Innovation is to transform novel ideas and achieve its business value. However, for most organizations, innovation, especially breakthrough innovation, is still a serendipity. There are many factors to decide innovation success. From an organizational structure perspective, how can you get well organized for managing innovation more effectively?
Fine-Tune Organization Structure to Get Digital Ready Due to the “VUCA” nature of digitalization, the business complexity is unavoidable. Organizations that are skilled at managing complexity can gain advantages by pushing the boundaries of a more complicated business mix that provides opportunities to create inter-business value. From an organizational structure perspective, how to fine tune the digital dimensions of your organizational structure development to get digital ready?

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