Leading Team Planning for Digital Transformation
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Leading Team Planning for Digital Transformation

How to define and lead a successful team planning meeting for digital transformation.
3.6 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
78 students enrolled
Created by Mike Connor
Last updated 6/2015
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What Will I Learn?
  • Define and lead an in-depth digital business strategy and transformation planning meeting
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  • It is strongly recommended that students take "Building a Digital Business Strategy" before taking this course.

This course will help you define, plan and lead a successful digital business strategy and transformation planning effort for your company. This is not a course in digital marketing planning.

It will help you organize and facilitate an in-depth team planning meeting that aligns and focuses your company on a common digital business strategy and transformation plan.

  • Learn what information you need to gather prior to the meeting
  • Learn how and facilitate the meeting to build consensus and momentum
  • Learn how use meeting results to establish priorities and next steps

This course helps you define, and build the consensus needed to establish and support a high performance digital strategy and transformation plan

The course content focuses heavily on planning tools and discussion guides for the key topics you and your team will need to address.

It is designed to help you lead your company in objectively assessing their current state of readiness, and developing and aligning them on an integrated cross company vision, strategy, and transformation plan. It will help you lead the team identifying gaps in insight and knowledge, and in developing a prioritized plan to address those gaps while moving your strategy ad implementation effort forward. It provides a framework for identify your requirements, gathering needed information and insight, and facilitating a powerful planning session.

The course includes lessons, discussion guides and in-depth templates for gathering the needed information. It also includes a detailed meeting agenda as well as specific facilitation guides for each planning area. It will save you a tremendous amount of terms of organize and holding a highly effective and integrated digital business strategy and transformation planning meeting quickly and effectively.

This is Part Two of a Two-Part course titled “Building a Digital Strategy and Transformation Dream Team".

Part Two lessons include:

Information on strategy, readiness, and requirements from the following areas to support the planning meeting

  • Product
  • Marketing and Customer Journey
  • Operational Systems
  • Customer Insight
  • Technology Insight
  • Data and Analytics
  • Continual Learning and Innovation
  • Digital Culture
  • Departmental strategy, readiness, and requirements

Meeting agenda and facilitation

  • Customer Segmentation and Profiles
  • Emerging Technology and Ecosystems
  • Digital Influencers and Trends
  • Competitive Environment
  • Current Strategy
  • Future Vision and Strategy
  • Impact Analysis

Setting next step priorities for discovery in the following areas

  • Customer Segment / Profiles / Personas
  • High Value Outcomes / Experiences
  • Emerging Technology
  • Digital Ecosystems
  • Digital Culture / Influencers
  • Industry Value Chain Profiles
  • Visionary Partners
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Always-On Innovation Zones
  • Departmental Insight

Part One, titled “Identifying and Building Digital Leadership Talent", provides an in-depth guide to identifying, developing and supporting a high performance digital leadership team. The course helps define, structure, identify and manage an exceptional team of people capable of establishing your company as digital leader. Part One is available for purchase separately. Part One & Two may be purchased together for a discount under the title “Building a Digital Strategy and Transformation Dream Team".

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

The Competing for the Digital Future Leadership Program will save you and your company months of precious time by helping you organize and align the efforts required to set your company on a path to digital leadership and avoid the pitfalls that lead to digital disruption.

Who is the target audience?
  • Senior business and technical managers and executives who are leading or participating in developing their company's digital business strategy and transformation efforts
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Curriculum For This Course
6 Lectures
Course Overview
1 Lecture 05:58

This lecture provides you an overview of the concepts covered in the course and the tools provided.

Preview 05:58
Team Offsite Preparation
1 Lecture 18:53
This lecture provides you and your team a detailed list of the information and insight you will need to pull together in advance of your initial planning meeting.
Preview 18:53

Team Offsite Preparation - Quiz
2 questions
Team Offsite Planning Meeting
2 Lectures 34:43
Part 1 of Team Offsite Planning meeting provides guidance on establishing and facilitating an effective planning and team building meeting.
Team Offsite Planning Meeting - Part 1

Part 2 of Team Offsite and Planning Meeting provides you a detailed agenda and supporting discussion guide for your initial planning meeting.
Team Offsite Planning Meeting - Part 2

Team Offsite Planning Meeting - Quiz
2 questions
Discovery Priorities
1 Lecture 09:31

This lecture defines the goals for the Discovery Phase of Digital Transformation which is the phase that follows this one and provides a framework to translate the findings and recommendations from your initial planning meeting into categorized priorities for that phase.

Discovery is the process of uncovering transformational opportunities, requirements, risks and partners within markets driven by continual digital innovation.

Discovery Priorities

Discovery Priorities - Quiz
4 questions
1 Lecture 09:15

This lesson provides you and your team a review of what has been covered in the course

It includes:

>> 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

About the Instructor
Mike Connor
4.1 Average rating
333 Reviews
1,338 Students
6 Courses
CEO, Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator (SVIA)

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.