Monday, October 18, 2021


Unprofessionalism leads to outdated thinking, misjudgment, drives ineffective decisions, and further causes the business fragility and stagnation.

Today’s digital organization simply just can’t stand still., bridging the gap of opportunity between where you are and want to become is a welcomed challenge, it is important to identify and strengthen the weakest link and take a stepwise approach to make a leap of digital transformation.

"Digital Gaps -Bridging Multiple Gaps to Run Cohesive Business” is a guidebook to help digital leaders and professionals today identify, analyze, and mind multiple gaps with multidisciplinary insight and holistic understanding. 

                       Incoherent Confusion

Incoherent confusion Organizations rise and fall, not on the quantum of plans and resources, but on the capabilities to lead and manage, yet most important to execute.. Disconnect occurs when wishful thinking at higher levels detaches from reality at lower levels; when misinformation leads to misjudgment; when hierarchical business systems are dysfunctional, silo thinking or bureaucracy is propagating; when misalignment of "do what you say, say what you mean, mean what you do" cause culture inertia; when value proposition fails to be translated into meaningful operational deliverables; when the work is not done right and needs to be redone, then business disasters emerge. How to handle all those issues smoothly, ameliorate business fluidity and improve the overall organizational manageability.

Ineffectiveness Even businesses step into the hyper-connected digital world, many business managers and professionals still apply old silo management mindsets to new ways of organizing, and this legacy of the old economy causes most of the organizations across vertical sectors today are process and control driven, those processes become inflexible and stifle changes.

Unprofessioalismcharacteristics Unprofessionalism leads to outdated thinking, misjudgment, drives ineffective decisions, and further causes the business fragility and stagnation. The business environment is full of uncertainty, velocity, complexity, and ambiguity, high professionalism is an important quality for today’s multigenerational, multicultural and multi-devicing workforce, and it is a foundation to shape growth mindsets, cultivate open-minded leadership, nurture culture...

Identifyanalyzefillskillgaps Business environment today is dynamic and uncertain, with exponential growth of information and increasing pace of changes. The challenge is about applying digital management philosophy, building differentiated capabilities, tuning flexible structures, and developing the best and next practices in running a holistic and high-performing digital organization. People are the center of running contemporary business, it’s important to identify, analyze, and fill talent gaps and define technical/functional competencies required to achieve long term business goals.

Initiategapmindingpractice Bridging the gap of opportunity between where you are and want to become is a welcomed challenge. The gap is created when there is a difference between two schools of thinking or the difference between demand and supply. The digital era upon us is volatile, complex, uncertain and ambiguous, many business problems today are complex, without the contextual understanding of the situation, gaps are inevitable. It is important to scrutinize all crucial...

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"Digital Gaps" Introduction, Slideshare

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 1 Cognitive Gaps

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 2 Leadership Gaps

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 3 Management Gaps

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 4 Capability Gaps

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 5 Professional Gaps

Conclusion: Bridging Gaps to Catalyze Digital Maturity


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