According to recent research 70%* of transformation projects fail, but that’s not just new research. Jack Welch, then CEO of GE, said the same thing in 2001. He identified and corrected the problem and became one of the most successful leaders in the world. Make sure you understand the real problem.
There is no better way to uncover the issues facing a complex system than by creating a digital twin, a model of how the system works. Building the model requires you to ask questions you have never considered. When you completed the process, you have an in-depth understanding of how the system works.
“I wish I had this product the day I took over my department. Creating a model requires you to uncover what is really happening – you learn timing, resources requirements and dependencies that can’t be shown with data or flowcharts.”