182 Questions for Digital Execution
182 Questions for Digital Execution: Strategy Implementation Starts with the Right Questions
Leaders have been struggling with the challenge of executing strategy for too long and repeating the same mistakes. We are seeing this yet again as more than two-thirds of digital transformations are failing; which is a higher failure rate in execution than previously. To compound the challenge, leaders are under increased pressure to execute right the first time due to their rapidly changing business environment. They can achieve this by starting with asking the right questions.
The questions in 182 Questions for Digital Execution prepare leadership teams to develop a comprehensive implementation plan during the organization’s strategy planning. Implementation can’t be an afterthought when crafting your strategy; it must be part of your whole planning process, so you have a detailed plan in place as you implement a new strategy.
Asking these questions will provoke your thinking and ensure you address all the required areas of implementation. They have been extracted from my book Excellence in Execution – HOW to Implement Your Strategy. By reading this book, you gain a deeper understanding behind the questions and the strategy execution challenge. It also provides a fresh approach to adopting the right mindset, toolset and skillset to execute strategy. Visit www.excellenceinexecutionbook.com.
182 Questions for Digital Execution is divided into the Three Broad Themes required to achieve excellence in execution: 1) Create Awareness, 2) Build Excellence and 3) Follow Through. Every question features an explanation to further assist you and your team discussion and in crafting a comprehensive implementation plan.
The high failure rate of implementations reflects that implementing strategy is not easy. But when you do succeed, your payoff is tremendous. Use 182 Questions for Digital Execution to ensure your organization delivers on the strategy promises made to your stakeholders.