In this episode of Cloud Migration: Inside the Pivot: John Siefert sits down with Malvinder Singh, a Digital Transformation expert of 25+ years within organizations like Price Waterhouse Coopers, United Business Media and now Alvarez & Marsal where he is the Senior Director of Technology and Digital Transformation.
Malvidner shares learnings, tips and guidance from his experience that will hopefully help others pivot their organizational transitions and cloud migrations.
1:36: Malvinder’s career journey led him to ask others “How could you leverage software as a service to take your business to the next level?
5:05: Where should organizations begin their migration process to digitally transform? Start by stepping back and ask: What is the reason for this business? What products do we have? What customers do we have? Which markets? Where are we active? How do we bring those products to those customers in those markets?
8:24: How do I align my business strategy with technical execution, in this case, cloud? First, investigate the “issue” and ensure proper diagnosis by talking to the right people; the “right” people may vary by business!
17:09: Most organizations miss this mark: Start with identifying the people, product, process, issues, then build tech around it.
18:35: Using a proof-of-concept to support your plan of action and in your business case.
23:05: Dealing with organization reluctancy towards digital transformation
27:01: The Acceleration Economy’s effect on Digital Transformation and tech like low code, no code, automation, AI, machine learning
32:33: The importance and benefits of including sales teams in organizational changes.
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