Digital Transformation Readiness Check List
Where are you on your digital transformation journey?
Have you started Digital Transformation in your organization yet?
Have you encountered any challenges yet?
If you were to start over again would you do anything differently?
Section 1: Why Digital Transformation?
Is our organisation clear on the ’why’?
Have we involved all the relevant stakeholders?
Is everyone aligned on the benefits of Digital Transformation for our business?
Do we know what success looks like? Have metrics been identified and agreed for benefit estimation and benefit realisation?
Is digital transformation success tracked and reported?
Are all stakeholders aligned on our business KPIs?
Section 2: What will we deliver?
Is our organisation clear on what is needed to be delivered to achieve these benefits?
Is the scope of Digital Transformation clearly defined?
Have we taken a customer-centric approach to defining the requirements?
Are the dependencies and risks understood by all stakeholders?
Section 3: How will we deliver Digital Transformation?
Do we have a clear implementation plan communicated to all?
Is our digital transformation roadmap well documented and articulated?
Have we fully defined what areas of the plant will be transformed, to what level and in what order?
Have we identified and actioned the governance that is needed?
Do we fully understand, agree, and accept any impact on the business during implementation?
Are we prepared to fail, fast and small? How will we capture our learnings?
Have we secured buy-in from all stakeholders on the implementation and roadmap?
Do we have clear company-wide communication channels for ensuring transparency and engagement?
Section 4: Who will deliver, support, advocate?
Have we clearly identified the resources needed from our organisation to support, participate, and deliver successful transformation and for how long?
Have we considered and actioned what training, coaching and support that will be required?
Have we identified all stakeholders? Internal & External?
Do we have champions to herald the progress & generate cross-team involvement & collaborative contribution?
Do we have air cover when required to ensure commitment on the ground?
Section 5: When will we start?
Are we confident with when we should get started? The best time to start on digital transformation was 5 years ago. The second-best time is now!!!
Are we comfortable with the level of activity on the site in the short to mid-term and how this will be impacted by digital transformation? and vice versa?
Have we gathered input from all stakeholders to ensure we are aware of all internal and external factors that may impact our timing?