Powell 365: Digital Transformation Best Practices

Challenge traditional work methods

To start a digital transformation of your enterprise you must first be open to new opportunities, challenging traditional work methods and changing the way employees think and act in the professional sphere. Many enterprises are embarking on the enterprise-wide initiative, but only a few fully understand the process. Digital transformation is a phenomenon that impacts all the departments of your company: Marketing, Human Resources, Sales…

Here are some best practices you should consider if you want to increase your chances at a successful digital transformation for your company.

Best Practices:

Communicate Leadership

First, it is important that the CEO positions himself as a digital leader who is open and willing to talk through these major changes. This will allow employees to follow suit and work with the same synergy. Therefore, communication is a fundamental element within your company’s transformation process. Each department has its own role to play. Still, all the departments of a company must be able to communicate and collaborate to reach this digital goal.  If is this is not the case, your digital transformation project could be slowed down significantly.

To help lead your internal communication, the Powell365 digital workplace offers you personalized and targeted communication: corporate news, events, videos, internal job offers, posts & publications can be share easily giving you the right information at the right time!

In addition, Powell365 helps you develop collaboration between your employees by providing agile project access and simplified teamwork. Creating collaborative workspaces, sharing documents, scheduling tasks all from within the cloud.

Allocate a Budget

Digital transformation is a good initiative to have but like all things, it requires sufficient resources. There are no standard minimum resources needed to start the journey of creating your own digital workplace. However, it is important to be able to allocate certain human, financial and technological resources. Make sure everyone is on the same page and is willing to put in the effort whether that be time, money, or creative input.

Digital Culture

Digital culture is much larger than simply using the tools available to you. There are so many options out there, that all these tools do not necessarily correspond to your company, or employee needs. So, it is important to learn and understand the different digital tools in today’s market and evaluate their added value. It is imperative to identify which tools are relevant for your company. Then, build your digital culture around the needs of your workforce.

Powell 365 is an integrated intranet solution help you create a digital culture by transforming the user experience and optimizing business communication, collaboration and productivity.

Company Content

Company content is an essential part of your digital culture. The content for your digital workplace is essentially all your data; including automated dashboards, CRM data, information archives, emails, calendars, task assignments… the lists goes on. Bringing these different kinds of content into your digital workplace is probably one of the most important elements of digital transformation.

It creates a better company image and increases the visibility of your organization. Making your content digital brings everything together into one single place and therefore available from anywhere, at any time, on any device. It makes employees lives easier by keeping them informed and saving time.

You could easily make Powell 365 your single point of access to all your data. In as little as two weeks, we can design and deploy your digital workplace, allowing your team to optimally manage daily tasks and in turn increase productivity.

Define a Roadmap

If you want your digital transformation to take shape quickly and efficiently, it is important to set clear objectives. Objectives, whether qualitative or quantitative should be clarified with your staff. Remember to communicate your goals and make sure they are in line with employee needs and your allocated budget. Once clearly establish, you should organize these points in a precise roadmap. Define your action plan within a precise frame and stick to it.

Note that digital transformation is not a simple process. This is a long-term commitment that must be constantly realigned to changing digital work habits and methods.

The Powell 365 team can help you during this defining process. Our professionals will be able to guide you in your choices and answer your questions with ease. We work with you to define your goals as a team, and communicate what offers are best suited to your needs and expectations.

Start your digital transformation with Powell 365

We hope these best practices will help you succeed in your digital transformation! Contact us if you would like to learn more about how a Powell 365 digital workplace is a great first step into your digital transformation project. Getting started with Powell 365 is easy!

2018-03-16T12:06:17+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|