Dear fellow information enthusiasts As we are rapidly approaching the month of May, recognised as a traditional Information Awareness Month, we selected for you several articles focused on Digital Dexterity and its importance to organisations and information consumers. In the business context, Digital Dexterity is the secret ingredient needed to craft a flexible and modern work environment. It is essential to the success of any Digital Transformation project or initiative. Acquiring digital literacy is only one (albeit quite crucial!) step in a long and challenging journey to attain digital dexterity. It is not just about the advancement of your technical skills. It is also about aligning your talent and business strategy to improve business outcomes. It is about your ability to respond to disruptions more efficiently. It is about the organisation’s ability to uncover emerging trends, rapidly adapt to change, in order to ‘thrive and survive’ in this fast-changing world. I hope that you will find articles useful for your own digital dexterity. Also, just a reminder to keep checking the IAM 2021 calendar of events available at: https://informationawarenessmonth.org/iam-2021-events/ Wishing you a safe and stimulating days ahead
Yours sincerely Vladimir Videnovic IIM National President
Digital Dexterity - An Overview Author: Vladimir Videnovic, IIM National President
Digital Dexterity relies on the ability of employees to adopt emerging technologies and approaches to produce better results. However, Digital Dexterity is not just about the evolution of technical skills. It is also about aligning your talent and business strategy to improve business outcomes.
What is Digital Dexterity
The benefits of Digital Dexterity
The Attributes of Digital Dexterity
How to Achieve Digital Dexterity
Where to Start on Your Digital Dexterity Journey
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Breaking down the basics of Digital Dexterity Employees at organizations need to pay special attention to keeping up with technological innovations to take advantage of them before their competitors get to them. This makes it important for every employee to be digitally dexterous which can also encourage a smoother digital transformation on the whole. In this blog, we’ll be discussing the basics of digital dexterity, the qualities associated with it, the benefits of it, and the points that can help you achieve digital dexterity at the workplace.
Organizing for Digital: Why Digital Dexterity Matters Capgemini Consulting together with the MIT Center for Digital Business conducted a survey of 274 industry executives, representing 135 different enterprises across 28 countries. It provides insights that measure and compare Digital Dexterity based on responses to key items from the survey relating to mindsets and behaviours, grouped in three categories: Customer Experience, Operational Efficiency and Workforce Enablement.
Building digital dexterity in your leadership team Emerging technologies are rapidly evolving, transforming industries around the world and creating demand for more innovative customer experiences and operating models. Workforces - and leadership teams - aren't evolving quite as quickly. Indeed, fewer than a third of companies are sure they have the talent they need to thrive through digital transformation, according to a recent survey we conducted. Heidrick & Struggles call the mix of leadership and organizational acumen that leaders need "digital dexterity."
Executive Guidance - Digital Dexterity at Work How and why to prepare your workforce for the future of digital Many organizations have similarly lofty goals, but despite enthusiastic effort, 83% report that their digital initiatives have yet to reach scale or deliver benefits. Employees with high levels of digital dexterity are 3.3 times more likely to launch and complete digital initiatives quickly and to deliver value from them than those with moderate digital dexterity.