Agile Leadership For The Age of Digital Disruption

Corporate Digital T3 Program

Traditional – Transitional – Transformational

Digital Transformation Vision, Direction, Strategy, and Cultural Alignment at the  Executive and Operational Management Levels

Exciting, dynamic, and changing is the motto of today’s business environment requiring creative thought processes in addition to unique strategic planning systems.  New data points have emerged creating new customer driven communications opportunities and experiences that are profitable, relevant, meaningful and personalized.

Assisting companies in meeting these opportunities is “Bottom Line Institute’s T3 Program: Executive and Management Traditional-to-Transition-to-Transformation Program” designed to assist companies managing in today’s digital disruption of traditional management and operational practices.  The result being the enhancement, integration and transition of current and future strategies with creative and profitable competitive “digital” strategies.  BLI digital education programs reinforce traditional executive, management and operational skills that are the foundation of all company structures. Integrating into this foundation are the executive and operational digital transformation leadership skills.

BLI’s T3 digital based curriculum is designed to lead companies into a higher level of value creation. The value opportunity comes from making profitable decisions based on the company’s current and new digital data available instantaneously, establishing value within the current processes to reach the customer via digital Internet of Things and enhancing the people and technology foundation to support the total digital transition-to-transformation strategy. BLI’s management and technician program has four major focus components:

C-Suite/Executive Strategic Corporate Management

CEOs are constantly working on having the right leaders in place at the right time along with a team of potential successor   leaders who can make real-world, value-driven decisions.  Executive sessions are designed to enhance the strategic interaction of   executives as they focus on creative and competitive strategic and visionary management skills demanding that the company   become more technologically interactive with the customer base.  This requires a management interaction plan involving moving   the company from traditional environment to a transition environment to a digital transformation structure that is competitive with   the highest level competition.

  • Broaden your professional capabilities while enhancing your leadership skills
  • Develop skills and tools to instill an innovation mindset within your organization with the inspiration to move your people to a higher level of creativity
  • Establish business agility and organizational resilience culture — the cornerstones of driving ongoing change
  • Enhance the processes of business changes occurring at breakneck speed, executives must be in the forefront of management thinking and practice
  • Integration of corporate objectives/strategies with digital equipping executives with the working knowledge needed to seize opportunities business analytics presents through big data strategy
  • Enhance your success as a leader using persuasion skills with colleagues to adopt and run with your winning ideas
  • Deepen your understanding of key business disciplines and equip yourself to contribute substantially to strategic decision-making

 

Managers, Supervisors & Select Support Management

Operations managers and supervisors wanting to have a higher level impact  on company performance are involved in enhancing   their operational manager to a higher level strategic execution.  Critical to the implementation of digital transition-to-  transformation is the precision strategic plan execution skills:  operational collaboration, culture adjustment, operational-to-  strategic thinking, risk analysis, business and supply chain management.

GOALS:

  • Optimize your personal leadership style through decision making that adds value to your organization’s success
  • Deepen your understanding of key business disciplines and equip yourself to contribute substantially to strategic decision-making
  • Develop the general manager to higher levels of stimulating new thinking which encourages re-examination and reformulate professional and personal goals and strategies
  • Increase your collaborative, engaging, management and learning environment
  • Enhance your understanding of traditional manager roles transitioning to digital manager environment
  • Equip and empower top-performing managers to realize their potential for strategic management roles
  • Focus on managerial agility required to integrate key business functional areas with the development and implementation of business unit and corporate objectives and strategies

Digital Transformation Management

Competitive advantage has evolved into the company’s ability to manage disruptive digital business ecosystems.  Internal business   processes are mainly traditional while the competitors are likely using digital technologies which creates a competitive  disadvantage.   Migrating from the traditional business environment to a transitional digital environment is only the first step.    The   goal is to get to the full digital transformation environment allowing the company to be more competitive faster.  Business must   know how to develop a digital transformation plan integrating the transitional infrastructure with these technologies:  business   strategies / digital strategies, artificial intelligence, big data/data analytics, robotics, algorithms, cloud, cyber security, people   talent management.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION DEFINED: Transformation of business processes, tasks, competencies to fully leverage the changes   and opportunities brought on by digital technologies impacting our total strategic business structure.

 

Digital Technology Technician Skills

Digital transformation has disrupted and changed the employee talent and skill requirements leading all organizations to   restructure training and development.  Traditional IT skills provide a foundation for the enhancement skills needed to drive   powerful digital technologies which involve artificial intelligence, data analytics, algorithms, statistical analysis, PYTHON   programming, robotics.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DEFINED:  Artificial intelligence is technology that appears to emulate human performance typically   by learning, coming to its own conclusions, appearing to understand complex content, engaging in natural dialogs with people,   enhancing human cognitive performance (also known as cognitive computing) or replacing people on execution of nonroutine   tasks. Applications include autonomous vehicles, automatic speech recognition and generation and detecting novel concepts   and abstractions (useful for detecting potential new risks and aiding humans quickly understand very large bodies of ever  changing information).  Gartner

GOALS:

  • Establish selected basic digital skills: math, including probability, statistics, algebra, calculus, logic and algorithms; Bayesian networking or graphical modeling, including neural nets; physics, engineering and robotics;  programming languages and coding;  cognitive science theory ai program
  • Develop the AI mindset relating human cognitive performance to an AI working structure
  • Promote the basic digital AI culture that learns through mistake-making, various iterations of a task over time while gathering information from a larger data set
  • Shepherding the AI process requires visionary talent with a relatively high tolerance for both risk – failure – redo
  • Develop AI professional talent focusing on creativity to imagine how technology can be applied and paired with analytical acumen to measure results
  • Change employee thinking to be willing to take risks and perform experiments while being resilient enough to fail fast and move on faster
  • Enhance analytical skills, data proficiency and digital savvy
  • Establish your AI team expanding personal traits, such as: risk tolerance, creativity, resilience, data proficiency, data-centricity

 

Digital Technology Technician Skills

Digital transformation has disrupted and changed the employee talent and skill requirements leading all organizations to   restructure training and development.  Traditional IT skills provide a foundation for the enhancement skills the drive powerful   digital technologies which involve artificial intelligence, data analytics, algorithms, statistical analysis, PYTHON programming,   robotics.

DATA ANALYTICS DEFINED:  Data analysis is a process of inspecting, cleansing, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of   discovering useful information, informing conclusions, and supporting decision-making.

GOALS:

  • Develop critical skills in data management and manipulation
  • Create accurate reports using automated tools to spot patterns and forecast trends
  • Manage data collection’s large data sets
  • Understand techniques for cleansing, organizing, and structuring data to provide reliable results
  • Defining data rules to work seamlessly with data technologies
  • Develop investigation and verification skills ensuring the right information for the right business problem
  • Interpreting data results involves determining the extent and cause of any issues involving “bad” data
  • Numerical and statistical knowledge supplying data to provide real-world value requires mathematical skills with formulas and statistics
  • Enhance business/communications skills providing accurate information to decision makers
  • Understand the data and the specific requirements of the end users
  • Identify incorrect or redundant information critical for data integration
  • Relate different facts and errors in the information business units receive leading to the right conclusions
  • Know what data to be cleansed or scrubbed to eliminate irrelevant, outdated, or incorrect results

Digital Technology Technician Skills

Digital transformation has disrupted and changed the employee talent and skill requirements leading all organizations to   restructure training and development.  Traditional IT skills provide a foundation for the enhancement skills the drive powerful   digital technologies which involve artificial intelligence, data analytics, algorithms, statistical analysis, PYTHON programming,   robotics.

Big data defined: Big data generally refers to sets of data so large in volume with complexity that traditional data processing   software products are unable to process-manage-capture data within given time constraints.  Big data sets include structured-  semi-structured-unstructured data.  “Big” has multiple meanings depending upon the corporate environment.  Volume, variety,   velocity encompass the big data environment coming from corporate data bases, multiple web sites, corporate social media,   desktop, mobile apps, scientific and business experiments and sensors and other devices in the internet of things (IoT).

Goals:

  • Ensure that your big data objective is aligned with your company’s business  goals.
  • Understand how big data is used to determine customer needs
  • Understand how big data creates opportunities for developing products aligned with consumer demands
  • Understand how coding relates to big data analysis
  • Understand how businesses are analyzing unstructured data using natural language processing techniques to identify customers
  • Experience with relational and non-relational database systems
  • Understand computational framework streaming technologies: Apache Spark, Apache Storm, Apache Samza, Apache Flink, classic MapReduce and Hadoop
  • Knowledge of quantitative analysis using technology and fundamental knowledge of linear algebra with statistics being a basic building block of data science core concepts involving probability distribution, random variables, hypothesis testing
  • Requires business knowledge to keep the analysis focused, to validate-sort-relate-evaluate data
  • Key employability is having a combination knowledge of technical, statistics and business

Digital Technology Technician Skills

Digital transformation has disrupted and changed the employee talent and skill requirements leading all   organizations to   restructure training and development.  Traditional IT skills provide a foundation for the enhancement skills the drive   powerful digital technologies which involve artificial intelligence, data analytics, algorithms, statistical analysis, PYTHON   programming, robotics.

CYBER SECURITY DEFINED:  Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital  attacks.    These attacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users; or   interrupting normal business processes.  Implementing effective cybersecurity measures is particularly challenging today   because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative. Cisco

Goals:

  • Develop cyber security skills for the (IoT) Internet of Things includes hacking methodology, determining and analyzing potential threats to IoT platforms, and IoT attack countermeasures
  • Understand the vulnerability assessment scan for security weaknesses in the organization’s network, communication infrastructure, and end-systems most often used by attacker to exploit the target
  • Integrate artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Identify vulnerabilities and security flaws defending systems against various cyber-attacks that normal anti-virus scan can not normally detect
  • Understand secure cloud computing security and privacy, effective encryption, confidentiality, and privacy in the cloud which requires knowing cloud computing threats, placement of security controls in the cloud, and cloud penetration testing
  • Adopt skills needed to protect organization from malware attacks using malware protection skills: static and dynamic malware analysis, countermeasures, and deployment of anti-malware software.

There is nothing that will have a greater positive Impact on your bottom line than Digital Transformation

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