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.
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
Meeting agenda and facilitation
Setting next step priorities for discovery in the following areas
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.
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.
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.