Friday, July 26, 2019

The Monthly Best Practice Summary: A Set of Practices to Improve Digital Maturity July 2019

Generally speaking, the best practice is a recommended way of doing things. Whatever the activity, there is one best way of performing it; the way that uses the least resources or takes the least time and still meets quality standards. That method is the best practice. Here is a set of best practice to improve digital maturity.


 A Set of Practices to Improve Digital Maturity 

Five Practices to Bridge Digital Maturity Chasm Digital is the new paradigm associated with deep ecology. The digital organization is more like living things with self-adaptable and self-renewal capability. Doing digital is perhaps about taking a few actions, but going digital and running an intensive, effective, and cohesive digital organization takes dynamic planning, dedicated execution, and holistic digital management disciplines. Here are five practices to bridge multiple chasms and improve organizational effectiveness and maturity.

Three “Neutralizing Practices” to Improve Organizational Maturity With rapid changes and continuous disruptions, today’s organizations are a mixed bag of old and new, the virtual platform and the physical working structure, different functions within an organization perhaps hit different learning curves and run at different speeds. The business becomes complex if things do interact, particularly in the case of "non-linear" interaction, the multilayered diversification, and interdependent relationships. How to neutralizing differences to improve organizational maturity?

Three Visualization Practices Improve IT Organizational Maturity The emerging digital technologies, the exponential growth of information, and IT consumerization trend bring up both challenges and opportunities for IT organization to move up its maturity level from a support center to a trusted business partner. IT management per se is mainly science from the best practices perspective. However, designing intuitive products or services requires creativity and artistic touch; improving IT organizational maturity from a reactive support function to a proactive change agent requires being able to lead courageously, with the ability to visualize, engage, communicate, and take a common sense approach. It is possibly more of an art than a science.

Three Digital Balance Practices for Leading to the Future? The digital era upon us means fast-paced changes, continuous disruptions, overwhelming information, and shortened knowledge life cycle. Organizations of the future are increasingly exhibiting digital characteristics in various shades, extensiveness, and intensity. Leading evolutionary changes and driving business growth is the never-ending journey which takes planning, methodologies, and practices. It’s important to understand that digital management is multifaceted and holistic. Balance, growth, and harmony are not fixed, they are flowing. Here are three digital balance practices for leading to the future.

Three Practices to Drive Digital Transformation Digitalization implies the full-scale changes in the way the business is conducted and expand business transformation to multiple directions. There is no one size fits all formula to pursue it. Understanding that digital business development is multifaceted. It has to permeate into business vision, strategy, functions, communication, processes, and culture. etc. It is the transformation that is reshaping our thinking and recasting the way we view ourselves, the systems of which we are part of the environment in which we live, and the way we think, work and solve problems. Here are three practices to adapt to the new normal of the business world, make change proactively and drive digitalization effortlessly.

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