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Q: How would you know that politics are being managed well enough not to impact the success of the program, apart from just measuring the digital transformation KPI’s?
J: Stories beat numbers.
Q: What is the difference between normal change management and digital initiatives?
J: Digital changes your vision of the world.
Q: How do you improve situations where BU managers or others posture alignment for digital platforms to upper management but are not really invested?
J: Visibility, visibility, visibility!
Q: What in your opinion is the biggest political challenge in digital transformation?
J: Fear is the biggest obstacle.
Q: On what level of the organization do you see most of the internal politics happen?
J: At the top and near the top.
Q: What are your views on dealing with senior executives who downplay digital? How can you create a change that goes in the right direction?
J: Bring the outside in. Show what’s going on in the world.
Here are the slides used during the webinar I did with MITSloan in July. The attendees had lots of good questions and I’m writing up the ones there was no time to answer. Stay tuned!