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Every technology leader knows that transformation is difficult, and digital transformation is especially so. While nearly all IT leaders (93 percent) recently surveyed by Hanover Research said that their enterprises are undergoing some kind of digital transformation, almost half of them (42 percent) indicated that they are struggling to achieve success as they fall behind schedule or their efforts stall altogether.Those teams with a better track record of success for the digital initiatives, however, offer a blueprint for other teams seeking to increase the likelihood that their digital investments will deliver returns.
11 things successful digital transformation leaders do
We asked IT leaders and digital transformation experts to share some things that successful teams and their leaders do well, so you could learn from their experience. Consider how these apply in your organization and where you need to focus the most:
1. Seek progress rather than perfection
Perfection is the enemy of the good. And that certainly holds true when it comes to digital transformation. “Solutions, requirements, and technologies change so fast during digital transformations, leaders trying to deploy every requirement end up never moving forward,” says Pace Harmon managing director Andrew Alpert. “Set your base requirements with the understanding that you will …
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