Friday, August 14, 2020

The Monthly “Digital Maturity” Book Tuning: Gain an In-Depth Understanding of Digital Logic and Characteristics Aug. 2020

 Evaluating the digital readiness of the business is important to allow room for adjustments and keeping the organization dynamic and informative.

Digital makes a significant impact on every aspect of the business from people, processes to technology, both horizontally and vertically. The digitalization flattens the organizational hierarchy and blurs the functional, organizational, and geographical borders in the business ecosystem. 

It is like a gigantic puzzle with many misplaced pieces, you have to put them all in the right places to discover the real meaning and unleash its full potential. You cannot make a true digital paradigm shift without an in-depth understanding of the digital interconnectivity and embracing the multitude of digital maturity.

Gain an In-Depth Understanding of Digital Logic and Characteristics 

The “Nonlinear” Business Logic Behind Digital Organization Business logic is a blanket term that covers several very different types of components such as business rules, workflows, algorithms, and integration logic. The very natural attempt of humans to take powerful techniques such as linear mathematics or logic and apply it to the world very quickly comes up against insurmountable difficulties.

Gaining Insightful Understanding of Digital Characteristics The digital organization is a complex ecosystem with the blurring line between functions, organizations, and geographic locations. The forward-looking view of the organization is to determine what the future needs to look like, what the digitalization must look like, and how digital leaders can navigate digital new normal and thrive in the exponential digital era. How insightful digital leaders understand the digital characteristics and how skillful digital leaders swim in the rough sea of information will decide their leadership effectiveness and maturity

The “Logic” Behind Business Scenes Digital organizations are dynamic and ever-evolving systems with a set of interwoven threads. It is important to realize that there are basic principles and rules that make it work and there are different types of business logic and methodology behind business scenes.

The Vivid Shape, Texture, and Architecture of Digitally Mature Organization With rapid changes and frequent disruptions, organizations need to possess certain digital characteristics and capabilities such as responsiveness, speed, flexibility, and adaptability to survive. They have to develop and deliver products and services with consistent quality to their customers and stakeholders while continually maintaining or improving their competitive advantage. A digital organization demonstrates the vivid shape, texture, and architecture, brings greater awareness of the intricacies and the systemic value of organizational systems, business processes, people dynamics, resource alignment, and technological touches.

The Logical Scenario to Build Digital Workforce Competency The digital world moves into a hyper-connected and interdependent digital relationship under “VUCA” business new normal. Part of the digital transformation journey is to prepare people to get digital ready psychologically and intellectually. Modern digital technologies bring unprecedented convenience for people to learn and work, improve their productivity, learning agility, and innovativeness. Evaluating the digital readiness of the business is important to allow room for adjustments and keeping the organization dynamic and informative. Here is the logical scenario to build digital workforce competency.

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