Ways to Overcome Employees Resistance to Digital Transformation
Moreover, these transformations deliver results. Around 70% of business leaders noticed a significant growth in customer satisfaction due to the shift, says SAP report. Thus, the desire of the company to be relevant and digital savvy has to face lots of challenges. Concerns over IT security and data leakage, the lack of developed standards, and legislation were named the top barriers to digital transformation in a recent IFS survey. The list also included employees' reluctance to accept the change.
Despite that, often people consider the technology changes to be the problem, tech actually is not the issue here. Usually, it's the way companies organize their employees and how fast they build new processes around the digital approach to business.
It's difficult to change the way people work and the way they think. So aside from transforming the tech, you have to transform company's culture and priorities.
We at IDAP try to do everything in our power to assist our clients, and their employees get used to the newly developed business systems. So in this article, we have gathered a few tips and hints on how you can make a transition from the usual working pace to a new system pass quickly and seamlessly.
Learn up yourself, get new skills, be open to new ideas, as all of it comes in hand in the process of digital transformation.
Call your subordinates for casual meetings, hear them out, discuss the issues and ways to overcome them. Run the product in beta, then in alfa, and then work out the best software for your business. While you train the staff, your service provider will be able to detect shortcomings and fix them.
Take a collaborative approach and bring in all team leaders to help encourage other employees to join in on the mission.
Make your employees feel like they also have a word to say about what works and what doesn't. Seeing the positive results of the transformation is going to make them see it as a positive change for best.
Knowing that there is always someone around to turn to can make even the most hesitant and doubtful employee give it a try.
Whether you decide to go with IDAP or any other provider or product, remember to keep a lookout for technical assistance.
If you want your new tech to fit perfectly into the established process to lessen the stress for the employees, contact IDAP.