The Digital Transformation Agency has been at the forefront of diving digital transformation for better service delivery across the government, working with states, territories and at the federal level. In this session Scott will share his work as Chief Strategy and Digital Investment Office of the DTA in leading much of the response to the recent Covid crisis and the role that digital transformation will play in driving economic recovery of the nation. His long-standing expertise in the space will provide you with guidance on the intricacies of balancing the need for both a strategic view of transformation and tactical for long-term approach, which can be applied in both the public and private sectors.
· Covid response - creating consistency in communications across the nation
· The role of digital transformation in recovery from crisis
· Evolving government architecture to align people, process, technology and legislative lenses
· Balancing macro level change with tangible, sustainable micro level change
· Digital investment– reuse, recycle or build
In order to introduce change and transformation into any business there are a multiplicity of angles
which must be planned and carefully considered. This panel brings together experts in the space
to discuss the approaches which have proven successful and the mistakes and lessons learned
through their experiences to help any practitioner navigate through the possible pitfalls of the role.
· 5 mistakes all CTOs should avoid
· How to incorporate transformative practice into the heart of business operations
· Building a high performing transformation team (mindset, skillset, future career vision)
· Overcoming challenges with stakeholder engagement
· Ensuring change is sustainable
· How do you take a holistic view of the lifecycle curve?
- The challenge of balancing hard cost cutting with reinvestment for growth
- Drawing the growth agenda which can adapt to disruption
· The role of transformation in alleviating financial pressures in crisis: reducing fixed and variable costs and uplifting productivity through process improvements
· Accountability: business unit responsibility and the transformation team
While many companies were already beginning to explore and embed flexible working practices, remote working and increased collaboration associated with this, change was slow. Continuous improvement has always been on the agenda, but it has taken a global crisis for many companies to be disrupted into rapid change in these areas. This session will uncover how crisis has been the catalyst for change for many institutions and will explore the challenges of embedding meaningful cultural changes to support these new ways of working.
Unique to the CTO#2 event for 2021, this mini-masterclass presents practical insights and concepts used by top transformation executives, from the soon to be published authoritative book, ‘Changing the Game - the New Playbook for Leading Business Transformation’.
The authors will share a robust and pragmatic approach for transforming organisations based on global leading practices and case studies. This session will provide you with a real world and battle-hardened approach for leading a major transformation, covering:
Lastly, in the second half of the session, Michael and Graham will be joined by senior transformation leaders, Adam Warden and Neil Robinson for a short panel discussion that will explore some of the concepts in the book, and highlight some of the key themes for how top executives successfully design, manage and deliver a transformation.
Change is common across every industry for a company to stay relevant and profitable. However, a transformation practice is quite dissimilar to sporadic change initiatives. This panel will gather experts in the space to discuss the specific skills and approaches needed to deliver meaningful and lasting transformation across the business as an entire entity.