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Every organisation is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution for digital transformation. But you might be aware that training on digital mind-set and continuous reinforcement go a long way in imbibing a digital culture in the employees. And there are particular critical success factors for digital transformation that might help you in this respect. So what are they? You’re just about to find out!

Critical Success Factors for Digital Transformation
  • Digital transformation requires a complete shift in the organization’s culture and need for a digital mindset, rather than the mere ability to use tools or technology.
  • There are 4 key tenets to having a digital mindset:
    1. Customers Obsession
    2. Agile and iterative development
    3. Constant collaboration and transparency among teams
    4. Willingness to take risks
  • With the technological evolutions, it is important for employees and teams to be able to experiment with newer ideas and business models without fear of failure and subsequent admonition.
  • Training on digital mindset and continuous reinforcement goes a long way in imbibing a digital culture in the employees.
  • The author believes teams that operate as digital natives to be better prepared to face the changing dynamics of the business world.
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Essential tips on scaling a UX team of professionals.

Scaling a UX team
  • Scaling a UX team requires not only navigating a lot of change, improving processes, around onboarding and training, but also having a clear plan in mind for scale.
  • The author suggest ways to scale a UX team:
    • Maintain the culture
    • Increase peer viewing
    • Balance experience
    • Promote within
    • Focus on entry level improvement
    • Protect the T-shaped specialists
    • Keep collective goal setting
    • Always communicate
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What if we shift the focus from solutions to problems? A view on UX research and why prioritizing problems pays off in the long run

Prioritizing Problems to Inform Product Design
  • Focusing on solutions as you start UX research might lead to misunderstanding or overlooking user problems, which in turn, damages the whole design and development process.
  • To decrease the risk of poorly developed solutions and costly adjustments, it’s necessary to invest time and effort in discovering user problems and pain points, clearly distinguish them from users’ goals, and use diverse research methods.
  • Although focusing on pain points might seem more time-consuming initially, problems are more concrete, easier to uncover, and ultimately are the source for meaningful solutions.

Read the full article for perspective on how this shift from focusing on solutions to focusing on problems can be a powerful tool as you begin UX research.

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Critiquing is about a way to make sure that each person in the room is as smart as the smartest individual in the team.

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Ideas are easy and fun to create, which means that, for any given product, you have far more “great” ideas than you could ever build and test.

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