What are the benefits?
Clearly, the pace of change in business has accelerated in 2020, and most likely for good. Because of this, organizations across industries are going to need to be able to prepare for constant pivoting and reprioritizing. When an organization needs to make quick decisions, you can gain insight and visibility into relevant data and workflows to make those decisions from an informed perspective. Further, you can involve your subject matter experts and those closest to the work create and maintain the critical digital solutions needed to adapt on the fly.
Further, as organizations continue to spend more on technology, operational agility allows those organizations to leverage their existing technology investments. By uniting data from various platforms and systems and utilizing it in a way that is meaningful to teams on the ground, those teams will be empowered to create value from data in multiple point solutions in new and exciting ways. Further, data and information will no longer languish in disparate systems – uniting your technology means getting value from all the tech you use.
Lastly, giving more people the opportunity to impact transformation efforts will allow organizations to better flex and adapt to change. With challenges including putting in place the right governance model for innovation, giving those closest to the work the ability to impact change efforts will make sure that your business constantly has its most informed people making decisions on new directions and modifications needed.