If ever there was a time for organisations to reap the benefits of the distributed workforce and a widened talent pool, it is now. Managing a globally distributed company and accessing global talent brings about its own set of challenges when it comes to the employee experience you can provide.
One of the key themes was the pace of technology changes. Specifically, how does it affect organisations & its people? It brought back vivid memories of my Digital Transformation experiences. On reflection, I can definitely share three gotchas & lessons. If you are leading a Digital Transformation or being a part of one, keep an eye on these three gotchas!
Gotcha #1: Partial digitalisation and/or digitalising bad process are not good.
We don't say breakthroughs in science are disruptions to the diagnosis and treatment of terminal illnesses, so why call revolutions in the operation, products and services of organisations and their industries, disruptions?