Most organisations are already in the throes of some form of Digital Transformation – often the 2nd or even 3rd in succession. Depending on which analysis you subscribe to, between 70- 90% of these fail. As they falter, for the final time before ‘going under’, they’ll often lunge for the RECIPE, the pattern that gets them back afloat. Instead, they find themselves drowning in anti-patterns: Rolling out an ‘Agile Transformation’ “so we can deliver quicker” ; Raising IT efficiency to “save our costs”; Establishing an Innovation Lab “to accelerate our Digital differentiation”.
This piece presents a walkthrough of the hidden frailties & faults of the ‘usual suspects’ of transformation misdemeanours, before outlining prompters and principles for ways forward through grounded, situationally aware leadership.
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