This course will help you and your company understand the types of people you need to lead a cross organizational digital business strategy and transformation effort, their roles and responsibilities and the support they need to succeed..
Identify, organize and develop your company's digital leadership team
This course helps you define, and build the consensus needed to establish and support a high performance digital strategy and transformation team
It is designed to provide you the insight you need to help your company understand and support the development of an team of exceptional group of people who can successfully define and lead your companies digital strategy and transformation. It provides a framework for identify your requirements, identifying and qualifying potential team leader and helping the develop the competencies, capabilities and momentum required to establish and sustain your company as a digital leader.
The course includes lectures, discussion guides as well as roles, responsibilities and team structure that help you identify, organize and launch and integrated digital business strategy and transformation team quickly and effectively.
This is Part One of a Two-Part course titled “Building a Digital Strategy and Transformation Dream Team".
Part One lessons include:
Part Two, titled “Leading Digital Strategy & Transformation Planning", provides an in-depth guide to helping the team prepare for, plan, and facilitate a powerful planning meeting. The course helps you guide the team in gathering, assessing, and integrating the company's current perspectives and status and developing a prioritized plan to accelerate implementation of a successful digital strategy. Part Two is available for purchase separately. Part One & Two may be purchased together for a discount under the title “Kick Start Your Digital Strategy and Transformation Program".
These are all part of the “Competing for the Digital Future Leadership Program for Digital Strategy and Transformation". The program passes on lessons based on years of experience working within Silicon Valley for companies like Apple and Adobe as well as startups, helping them and their customers transform emerging technologies into business momentum
In this lecture you will be introduced to the core team development phase of digital transformation and what it takes to make it successful
When you're done with this lesson you'll be able to discuss
>> Why proactively developing a strong digital strategy and transformation team is so important
>> What the leadership roles and structure are
>> The deliverables you and your team will create
>> and why holding an initial off-site planning session for the team is critical to success
This lecture provides you a detailed framework for the responsibilities for each of your primary team leaders. Finding leaders that can undertake these will be a key consideration as you evaluate potential team leaders.
At the end of this lecture is a tool that will help you evaluate candidates.
Part 1 of Team Management introduces the key management and decision making goals you will need to charter your team with.
Part 2 of Team Management describes the portfolio, program and project management methodologies required to deliver a successful transformation effort and to sustain a position of digital leadership. It also includes guidance on what is required to establish and build high performance teams.
This lesson provides you and your team a review of what has been covered in the course
>> Why building a digital dream team is so critical
>> the qualifications and responsibilities of team leaders
>> How the team will be managed
>> Why Investing in team training and development is so critical
>> What is required to prepare for and facilitate a team off-site meeting
>> And how to use the work done in your off site to develop discovery phase priorities
SVIA is the insurance industry's first open innovation outpost. As CEO, of SVIA and Chair of their Insurance Disrupted Conference series, Mike facilitates development of ongoing dialog of innovation that is defining a digital generation of the industry. SVIA provides executives insight and connections to emerging technology, companies, investors, and trends within silicon valley critical to the future of their organization and industry. Programs consist of industry specific conferences, studies, analysis, blogs, innovation tours, executive briefings and meetings, and leadership development programs.
Author, Speaker, Consultant. Mike is a recognized author, analyst, speaker and consultant in digital strategy, innovation, transformation and leadership. He is author of “Competing for the Digital Future | A Leadership Program for Digital Strategy and Transformation, and the book, “Creating Insanely Great Customers | Always On Innovation”.
Spice Catalyst As a founder and principal of Spice Catalyst, Mike develops and leads digital strategy, transformation, and leadership training programs for entrepreneurs, executives, product and marketing managers.
Industry Background. Mike worked for Steve Jobs as one of Apple's first product managers and has also worked in a leadership role for Silicon Graphics and Adobe Systems as well as a number of hi tech startups. He has consulted for start ups and fortune companies including Boeing, AT&T, HP, Shell Oil, IBM Global Services, and CISCO.
He is an experienced leader with background as an entrepreneur, product management, product marketing, business development, technology evangelism, channel development and management, digital transformation, and as industry analyst and strategist. Background that gives him unique insight into what it takes to create insanely great teams, products and companies.
PersonalMike lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and two daughters. His passions include playing jazz drums, skiing, biking, and hiking.