"Transforming an organization to meet the demands of a digitized market is a complex challenge. The men and women leading the change need to be brave, aware of market trends and able to select the right people to help them. Even in an age of hyper-specialization, the leader’s versatility is the ultimate key to success"
Norbert Biedrzycki Digital VP McKinsey & Company
Practical tips in full article link below with emphasis on role of CEO and appointing the right team.
Read in parallel with "Why companies end up spending more on digital technologies than anticipated."
WHY? The reasons for the overspend and under-delivery can very often be found by not following the steps Biedrzycki explains.
The CIO/CDO, architects of a large slice of the digital revolution, will be responsible for building the company’s new IT systems, creating compelling customer interfaces, and developing mechanisms that will largely shape the character of everyone’s daily work. Meanwhile, other department heads and business leaders will be watching to see if the new tools they have been given make them more productive, and happier, or merely produces pointless drama.