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#StratBlog Series 2: #Managing Digital Disruption Requires a #Strategy and the right #Mindset

The “Digital” movement is here!!!! and it is causing major disruption across all industries and the workforce everywhere.

What is Digital Disruption?

According to SAP Center for Digital Leadership, “Digital disruption is the change that occurs when new digital technologies and business models affect how an organization creates and retains value.” 

How is it Disrupting?

This value can be seen as the digital ecosystem shifts from translating data into insights, to leveraging data to drive actions. All around us we are being disrupted by Big Data, IOT, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Analytics, and Digital Intelligence.

We are now at a significant tipping point, where technology is no longer the enabler, but influencer. Organizations are being forced to rethink their business strategies and workforce needed to stay relevant and competitive.

For the first time, organizations are being forced to break down silos and come together (Business, Finance, Procurement, Human Resources, IT, etc.) to create a unified operating model with enterprise synergies across people, process, and technology.

How are organizations Adopting this shift?

According to a digital business study conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review in 2016, Only 44% of respondents stated they were adequately preparing for disruptions due to digital trends. (

How do we Mitigate the”Digital”Readiness Risk?

  1. Digital Strategy to articulate the short, mid, and long term direction, outcomes, and value to the business.
  2. Digital Mindset to shift the culture and behaviors of the organization and workforce through transparency of expectations and outcomes.
  3. Digital Principles guide integrated decisions across people, process, and technology.
  4. Digital Experience delivers continuous engagement and connections to the individual stakeholders. 
  5. New or Optimize business models with the right resource and solution capabilities to execute the digital strategy.
  6. Manage technology innovation to influence and enable the future of work and digital transformation.

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