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Expert post - digital transformation

An expert post on the topic “Digital transformation” is the author's subjective expert opinion based on real situations, personal experience and vision of the industry as a whole.

About the culture of remote work and digital nomads
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3 categories of companies With regard to remote work, companies can be divided into 3 categories: The first - those who decided that it was not for them and quietly died today (I would even say that they have rested). The second are those who have adapted to ...
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About mentoring
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What are you missing to get closer to your goal? - What do you need to get closer to your goal? Coach asked, after listening to my half-hour tirade that I was tired and did not know where to go next. - I AM...
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Why aren't your people motivated? 3 mistakes of the leader.
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To understand how to motivate people, it’s better to figure out how to do it first. Mistake # 1. Excessive consistency and pedantry Try to write somewhere on social networks that the most important thing is people, you will immediately receive several comments about KPIs, financial results, and so on in ...
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The added value of intelligence
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Details aside, all service companies can be divided into two categories - those that embody desires (let's call them operational-type companies) and those that add value to experience, intelligence, creativity and trends (let's call them engineering-type companies). Perhaps in ...
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Cultural Differences - From Linguistics to Talent
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-How can I clearly convey the difference in mentality? - Best of all, this difference comes through their own sad experience. - Well, so as not to wait for inconvenient cases? “Then just listen carefully and analyze the terminology. I often turn to linguistics when ...
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In search of product thinking
- I've been looking for a Deliveri director for 3 years already ... The conversation about technology smoothly flows into the conversation about people. So this time - everything is according to the script. Boring. I know exactly what will happen next. There are no right people. Personnel hunger. Competition. Now he...
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Two approaches to delegation
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Delegation is often referred to as the art and core competency of a manager. Perhaps in the context of psychology it is, but in the context of the development of processes - I see only two completely pragmatic approaches. And the art is to distinguish them from each other. The first....
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See the forest for the trees. What are your real strengths?
What should I do better? How do I determine my strengths? What makes my product / service unique? It is interesting that more often such questions are asked by mature individuals - managers, managers or business owners. Versatile experience and a heavy baggage of conflicting knowledge - and now for ...
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Do we roll square, do we wear round? Transformation: where to start?
Digital transformation - where to start? In my opinion, the main task of digital transformation is to accumulate an intellectual asset, and not to optimize the operating system, as many tend to think. Knowing your assets is where to start your digital transformation. It's a pity now many people underestimate ...
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Composable enterprise: what would I do differently
Modular platforms (Composable Enterprise) are not a magic wand in the hands of programmers. The success of any transformation, including digital, begins with a vision of the business and its development for several years ahead. When a business wants to scale, launch new products and locations, implement new solutions, try ...
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A correctly posed question is half the answer. About system solutions.
I believe that the task of a good service is not only to be nice, smile and be interested in the opinion of the client. It is about making the service as useful as possible for him. Typically, the client wants to get rid of the pain. He comes to a professional for ...
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Make the right choice
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Checklist: how to find a partner / contractor and ... a client? Checklist how to find a partner, choose a contractor, tender for a service provider, requirements for an IT system, a scorecard for a candidate ... Before entering into any partnership, each organization tries to understand the criteria for success ...
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All I need is trust. Memoirs about the launch of one system.
The decision to launch a raw product was traditionally received with skepticism by mainstream users. Start At the end of 2019, after 5 months from the start of work, we launched an internal system with defects in processes, “non-intuitive” interfaces, and migration errors. All these 5 ...
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9 Signs Your Digital Transformation (DT) Is At Risk
Check if there are threats to your Digital Transformation: 1 / You are looking for a universal boxed solution You will constantly depend on a provider to support your product, functionality that is unique for your company or the introduction of new ideas, or a sharp turn and transformation of services that ...
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Professionalism that brings no value
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People who don't care. I remember one old episode from my life, which then strongly hooked, and similar continues to cling to this day. The task was to implement an IT product. The decision was made long ago by the management and the product itself was at the final stage. I need...
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Human factor
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I have not yet met a technical problem that could not be solved. There are so many tools in the arsenal of engineers that their combinations give astronomical possibilities - a little creativity, curiosity and the right question to the community - and already reality takes on a different shape. But often ...
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Peekaboo. Where can I find someone who can understand me?
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Find a partner / contractor “Where to run? Who can understand me at all? " I often hear this from business owners. “I have been looking for a partner / contractor for many years, but nobody knows anything about what I do.” These people spend ...
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3 key management processes that are missing
Digital transformation requires rethinking key processes. Working in different managerial positions in different companies and departments, I have met with an exuberant variety of processes - from burdened with experience bureaucratic to elegant technological. Digital transformation requires rethinking processes. At the same time, my ...
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About Culture. Why it's getting you nowhere.
That doesn't work, that's all. Despite all efforts, reasonable action and timing. As if you are running into some kind of ceiling ... Igor, the owner of a large national company, tried to set up sales to the West. He trained his best salespeople, but after a few months of intense ...
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An automated mess. Why immature business is not able to build a management system.
"It's like removing snow in a snowfall" - roughly such sensations from time to time experienced by all business owners trying to build a management system. And there is no time to do business. Processes, people, conflicts, mistakes. A persistent feeling of a mouse fiddling around - everyone is fussing, running, ...
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