Every successful digital transformation strategy will experience significant challenges throughout the implementation phases. If these challenges are not forecasted, identified, prioritized, and addressed through a rigorous methodology utilizing a modern, effective toolset, the result can be disastrous and hard for the organization to overcome. A key role in any transformational project is the management and oversight of the project.
First and foremost, the role of a project manager is to create and manage the agenda for change, decide how it will be achieved, determine what constitutes its success and ensure all participants and stakeholders have clear access to information. There must be a clear understanding of what is being implemented and why, and an expertise in leveraging the right communication and organizational tools.
These tools should include:
This will help all project resources and business stakeholders understand the current status and upcoming tasks, deliverables and timelines of the project while minimizing long, wasteful meetings.