According to many sources, 2021 could mark a significant shift in the ways businesses leaders will view the future of their operations. While some businesses have embraced digital transformation years ago, others will be expected to shift as a result and effect of 2020.

Starting your Digital Strategy

The manufacturing industry transformation shall have a strategic purpose and vision aligned with business goals and rapid response to customer demand.  To quickly respond to these demands, businesses must move from manual processes to more automated processes which speak to each other.

How do you start a successful Digital Transformation?

Even if you have a prosperous business now, to maintain a successful status, your company will need a new vision, an action plan, a solid strategy, and a supportive management. Multiple factors will be critical in the manufacturing world such as capturing data, automating manual processes creating visibility of operations across the entire organization and to customers.

Protea Strategy, can guide the analysis of your opportunities and develop the necessary steps towards a successful transformation. Our proposal consists of 4 steps to help organizations develop a competitive new digital operating model.

Step 1PMO- Digital Transformation.

Lay the foundations of Digital Transformation with a 16-hour training course which will help your company: Define the objectives and strategies of digital transformation, Lead analysis and plan execution, Establish guidelines and success Indicators.

Step 2Define the Vision and Values.

Moving towards digital transformation will require a vision but also the values which should align with your organization strategy. This step might have an impact over your capital project portfolio and will require to secure commitment from lead management, setting ambitious targets while gauging and securing investment plans.

Protea will guide your team towards creativity to ensure well rounded decisions starting from your business model to the manufacturing field, new equipment, new products, and processes.

Step 3Launch and accelerate.

Launching a successful plan can start with a pilot project. To drive high quality and excellence, the new appointed team must be effective and competitive, ready to manage the new challenges and find the right balance during the transition from the short to the long-term solutions. At this step it will be important to develop and adopt technological changes and apply best industrial practices before scaling the model.

Step 4Scale up and build sustainability.

With an efficient and effective launch, businesses are ready to fast scale up and take initiatives for quick returns, but the team shall ensure optimal performance and integrate tested features and practices to secure an internal solid build to last solutions. Organizations shall build their capabilities, optimize the support functions when adapting a new operating model.

We believe that once the new practices are well established and risks are reduced, the team can form and build the required sustainability and competitiveness.