Skip to Main Content
Home » Blogs » 10 Crucial Questions for Business Leaders Who Plan to Change and Improve Their Business in 2020

Blog

10 Crucial Questions for Business Leaders Who Plan to Change and Improve Their Business in 2020

rpa-big

As a New Year’s gift to any leader who will attempt to change and improve his or her organization over the coming year, the PEX Network has pulled together the answers to 10 crucial questions. Specifically, ten of the most pervasive and challenging questions they regularly receive.

Back in December, Ian Hawkins, editor at PEX Network, interviewed Charlie Araujo, principal analyst at Intellyx, and Ed Maddock, founder and CTO at iGrafx and asked them for their candid insights, best practices, tips and tricks pertinent to successful business transformation.  They covered quite a bit of ground in 22 minutes.

  • What – really – is digital transformation?
  • Is the customer actually in control?
  • What’s the difference between digital transformation and business transformation?
  • Is process fundamental to transformation?
  • What real-world examples of digital/business transformation can you share?
  • Why don’t businesses don’t always succeed with automation projects?
  • Why do some transformations fail?
  • Do businesses need a “ground control” to successfully transform?
  • Is it culture or technology that drives transformation?
  • How can businesses disrupt (or avoid disruption) in 2020?

Spoiler alert, some key themes emerged from the conversation…  1) digital transformation and business transformation are completely intertwined; 2) transformation isn’t a project; 3) a customer-first, process-early approach is way more important than technology; 4) a great transformation strategy is worthless if you can’t operationalize it; 5) and more.

All of the detail, along with several examples is here in the interview.

Please share your own perspectives.  And if you’d like to chat with Ed, Charlie or Ian, I’m happy to make the introduction.

Happy 2020!

Related Posts

Change Projects and Navigation Devices

  • clock January 21, 2020
  • author-icon Bernd Ruffing
  • 0 comments

By guest blogger Bernd Ruffing, Management Consultant & Process Painter. Imagine you have to drive to an unknown address. You will most likely get into...

Read More

OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit 2020

  • clock January 15, 2020
  • author-icon Robert Thacker
  • 0 comments

For the past several years, iGrafx has been pleased to support and sponsor the OPEX Week Business Transformation World Summit. This year is no different....

Read More

If your RPA vendor or consultant says this… Walk Away!

  • clock January 7, 2020
  • author-icon Robert Thacker
  • 0 comments

At a recent conference I was speaking with a few folks about their current progress on Robotic Process Automation (RPA) initiatives. Unfortunately, many that I...

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

WEEKLY DEMO

Join us every Wednesday for an expert-led demonstration of the iGrafx Platform

Close Icon