For all the executives, their key priority is to develop a killer strategy that makes sure the company mobilises all the resources in the right way for the company to maintain competitive edge for the future to come. It includes digitally transformed the company to make sure it aligns for the modern and future market requirement. Every modern business is a digital enterprise to a certain extent under the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) Industry 4.0.
Things you learn from the past may or may not work under the new paradigm. For all the employed employees, whether management to frontline operation officers, you need to align with the changes and get used to the new way for how work gets done, else you will not make progress in meaningful work. Each incremental step you make and adjust for the changing workplace, it boosts your “inner work life”.
From a lot of employees from the traditional and yet to undergoing digital transformation, still in the business model staffing by function or divide work by a lot of people doing partial work that had little value added for the modern real-time seamless automated business process. For digital transformed companies, the entire business process is already “online” , “automated” and it cuts across traditional division of work with function, empowering them to focus more on customer or market. So, under the digital transformed company, a lot of routine and repetitive work is eliminated, automated, digital duplicate or template, to cut short the time to market and bring the true value for the customer/market. Since the business process is “online” you will notice their geographical coverage area is huge, compared with traditional business that is restricted by the specific location. Business paradigm has shifted, so we need to adapt ourselves to fit in the new world.
Under the difference you will notice the core employee skill require had shift, it required employee had the flexible mind, open for the change, can adapt for the latest technology centric workflow, and more importantly, can be work with everyone (whether supplier, customer, or other employee) across the world through the technology platform the company already invested. Global virtual team-working and coordination, project management is essential for everyone wanting to continue to keep employed for the now and future, capable of performing anywhere under the modern digital workspace.
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Originally published in 2022-May-28, rewrite and update in 2022-Mar-15.