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Sep 2016 - Industry Development and Models - Doc # US41702516

Leading in 3D: 100 Days to Set the Stage for Digital Transformation

By: Serge FindlingVice President of Research, Digital Transformation

Table of Contents

IDC Opinion

In This Study

Situation Overview

Leading Digital Transformation: Essential Competencies

Figure: Leading in 3D: Integration Bridges Leadership and Management

Creating a Road Map: The First 100 Days of Digital Transformation

Creating a Road Map: IDC's Leading in 3D 10-Step Approach

Figure: Leading in 3D: Approach for Transforming IT


1. Assess Readiness

Figure: Digital Transformation Readiness Assessments

2. Create a Sense of Urgency

3. Engage an Executive Council Team

4. Create a Strategic Vision for DX

5. Develop Strategic Initiatives

Figure: Five Strategic Initiatives
Strengthen Portfolio Management and the PMO
Optimize Digital Capabilities and Technology
Create Strong Information Governance and a Sound Information Architecture
Bolster Organizational Structure and Talent Capacity
Develop Business Services That Create and Deliver Relevant Business Capabilities
Figure: Services Operating Framework

6. Design Organization

Business-IT Alignment and the Federated Structure
Aligning Company Culture, People, Structure, and Tasks
Effective Development: Collocated or Distributed?
Organizational Structure Principles
Self-Perceptions of CIO Reports: Who Does What?
Figure: CIO Reports and Their Perceptions of Own Skills


7. Communicate Broadly

8. Remove Barriers

9. Create Short-Term Wins and Celebrate

10. Institutionalize L3D in Culture

Future Outlook

Essential Guidance

Table: Preparation Guidance

Table: Implementation Guidance

In the Longer Term

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