By Cynthia Short A transformational change initiative is one of the most important things an organization can take on. It’s also one of the most difficult. It can involve widespread changes …
By Damani Short Focus on Fundamentals in Times of Change At the start of 2022, many business leaders find themselves staring down the barrel of change. They’re dealing with challenges related …
By Cynthia Short Why Digital Transformation? I often get asked why we focus on transformation work, specifically at Lexico. Digital transformation can not only improve cost savings and efficiency, but also …
By Damani Short I’ve had the opportunity to lead business transformations for companies like Newell Rubbermaid, United States Olympic Committee, Johnson Controls, and Shutterfly throughout my career. And through Lexico, a …
By Cynthia Short Follow These Two Principles of Human-Centered Design in your Transformation Work Human-centered design is very often narrowly thought of as being applied to a product, visual, or interface …
Lexico’s Transformation video series not only defines what transformation is, but acts as a guide to help business leaders design the required cultural shift to enable and avoid common pitfalls along the way.
In our video series on data-driven organizations, Cynthia Short and Dan Mishich discuss how being data-driven translates to the everyday actions of an organizations, and the outcomes it delivers. They also cover data democratization and the importance of empowering teams with access to data.
Our new video series on data-driven organizations starts by discussing the huge push for businesses to be more data-driven. You hear the phrase “data-driven” everywhere, but with most organizations, it is not a buzzword – it’s a business imperative. So where do you start? Cynthia Short and Dan Mishich share their perspectives.
The success of any transformation comes down to execution, which is driven by teams. And the most successful transformations are executed by teams with the appropriate mindset, one that is agile and growth-oriented.
While there are many bright shiny objects of technology that get all the attention, mindset is a critical element to successful transformation work. Without it, no amount of technology can successfully transform the organization.
Roughly 70 percent of transformations fail, leaving the value of the transformation unrealized and potentially putting the organization at risk. There is a tool that can be employed by leadership to manage and drive better outcomes, sustainably.
Reflecting on the recent budgeting process, the specter of the pandemic loomed largely, adding yet another layer of uncertainty for executives to manage. A new approach to budget planning can be used to continuously evolve plans, no matter what happens in the year ahead.
Organizations can take a different approach to modeling to make more informed decisions, resulting in clearer prioritization, smarter decision making and achievement of key performance indicators.
Organizations that embrace a business-centered technology approach are proven to be more resilient and as a result, more competitive, which is especially important when in the midst of adversity.
We’ve seen a seismic paradigm shift in how people work. This new “how”, caused by the crisis-driven emergence of the flexible remote workplace, has impacted productivity, culture, employee well-being, staffing strategy, and office space in unprecedented ways.
The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation, according to recent studies of C-suite leaders. But leaders need to take a business-centered technology approach to ensure their faster transformation train doesn’t go off the rails, and instead delivers strong returns for the business.
Despite the detrimental economic effects of the pandemic, technology investment is holding steady and even increasing, according to recent studies of C-suite leaders on digital transformation.
In a new content series, Lexico looks at the trends pointing to the alignment of technology and business as being key to strong returns.
To prove the ROI of technology, leaders need to ask themselves three key questions to make the shift to a business-centered technology approach that will deliver a higher return on investment.
Lexico CEO Damani Short discusses the importance of IT-business alignment and collaboration in delivering business-centered technology solutions.
Now is the time for bold moves to enable, protect and champion your employees.
Virtual work can deliver better outcomes to keep business moving forward.
Employees must be vigilant about safe email practices
To reverse the failure rate of technology initiatives, it’s important to plan for the change that spans people, process and technology.