DETROIT–(TYPE OF BUSINESS) — With nearly nine out of 10 digital transformations falling short of expectations, Altimetrik, a global digital business and digital transformation company, announces the release of a new book, The Digital Leader: Finding a Faster, More Profitable Path to Superior Growth, a guide for anyone looking to digitally transform their organization in one manageable step. Co-authors: Founder and CEO Raj Vattikuti and Ram Charan, The digital leader (Wiley Press, 2022) is available in hardcover and Kindle at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other major booksellers.
Vattikuti, a successful and visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist, and co-authored by Ram Charan, a renowned executive advisor and best-selling author, provide an authoritative and engaging guide that shows you how to digitize your business in step-by-step, achievable steps that produce measurable results, in the near term Results.
“Digital initiatives fail in all types of organizations because they are too big, too focused on technology, and too disruptive to the ongoing business,” says Vattikuti, who founded Altimetrik and developed the digital business methodology roadmap that has led the company to consistently double. -digital revenue growth.
“At Altimetrik, we have developed a proven strategy that has driven digital business transformation through an agile, practitioner-led engineering approach. With Ram’s insight, his work with dozens of leaders, and thoughtful perspective, we’ve broken down the process into key steps that lead to repeatable innovation and growth.
In this guide to concrete strategies and techniques, the authors show readers how to identify and implement small projects that sync with business priorities. Business leaders can learn how to find and choose among the digital enablement options available to them, while discovering the tools to explain their value to stakeholders and get much-needed buy-in from managers, leaders, and employees. The book also contains many real-life case studies that show how leaders and companies have accelerated their digital journey and achieved success. Readers can also:
Learn the value of experimentation and continuous innovation and how to create dramatic change by using incremental change to your advantage.
Learn how to digitize one part of your business at a time instead of making a huge transformation all at once that is doomed to fail.
Discover how to connect the worlds of technology and business and help define each
The digital leader is an essential resource for executives, managers, and other business leaders, and belongs on the bookshelves of IT and data professionals seeking to maximize their impact on the businesses they serve.
Chapter by chapter
Chapter 1 describes a new and easier way to digitize your business.
Chapter 2 describes taking the first “bite” and challenging the data to succeed.
Chapter 3 reveals how digital business management can drive lasting change.
Chapter 4 focuses on unleashing artificial intelligence and machine learning using initial data insights to achieve rapid success by prioritizing pain points.
Chapter 5 provides guidance on launching with specific digital “enablers” and how to define success.
Chapter 6 uncovers new algorithms and new models that create greater value for customers and shareholders.
Chapter 7 describes what can go wrong during a business transformation and how to grow your business without disruption.
Part II comprises nearly half of the book, consisting of 26 case studies that detail how organizations in a variety of industries, from CPG to healthcare to mid-sized and large financial institutions, have achieved digitization.
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“Leaders are increasingly realizing that how employees use technology will drive lasting and self-correcting results, not just transients. Raj, a serial tech entrepreneur, had the vision and clarity of these differences well before anyone else. Ram, a world-renowned business consultant, has focused on challenging business environments to help businesses grow. This discourse on digital leadership is the best I’ve seen about creating lasting value and results in businesses by looking at things through a business lens. It’s about leveraging existing systems, data and applications through an accelerated, collaborative and lean process to drive change.
—Manoj Singh, Chief Operating Officer, Deloitte Global (Retired).
“In their book The digital leader, Raj and Ram simplify the approach to building new business models and provide an excellent framework for business leaders to grow and achieve tangible results. I strongly recommend their system and Altimetrik’s approach, which aims to empower employees to use technology driven by uniquely competent and talented leaders to achieve real results. It’s a great approach to focus on driving results and key results!
— George Zoghbi, CEO of The Arnott’s Group
“This book is a game changer – business leaders will no longer see IT as disconnected from digital requirements. Ultimately, the data should inform the direction of business strategy, the allocation of capital, and the assessment of competitive threats and opportunities. Raj and Ram present the business case for driving digital solutions through management and innovative IT platforms that keep the aircraft aloft while installing a new digital engine.
— Dennis Carey, Vice Chairman, Korn Ferry; Founder and CEO of The Prium Academy
About the Authors
Raj Vattikuti is a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist focused on solving business challenges through innovative solutions. He sold his first company for $1.3 billion in 2007 after growing it to 8,000 employees over 22 years, working with companies such as Chrysler, IBM, Unisys and Lockheed Martin. Other successful business ventures include Synova Inc., Vattikuti Technologies, Vattikuti Ventures, Davinta Technologies and most recently, in 2012, the founding of Altimetrik, which was founded to address an unmet market need for digital business assurance and help companies identify more efficient and innovative ways. operate, simplify the complex, use technology and better use data to drive your digital business strategy.
Ram Charan is a renowned CEO, coach and best-selling author known for breaking through the complexities of running a business in today’s fast-paced environment to uncover the core business problem. He has provided sage guidance to dozens of companies including Toyota, Bank of America, Key Bank, ICICI Bank, Novartis, Max Group, UST Global, Humana, Matrix and many others. Charan has served on the Blue Ribbon Corporate Governance Commission and serves or has served on twelve boards in the United States, Brazil, China, India, Canada and Dubai.
Altimetrik is a digital business and digital transformation company that delivers growth and opportunity with speed, scale and consistency. We focus on delivering business results through an agile, product-centric approach. Our digital business methodology provides a blueprint for new product development, scaling and faster time-to-market. Our team of more than 5,500 practitioners with software, data and cloud engineering skills helps create a culture of innovation and agility that optimizes team performance, modernizes technology and creates new business models. As a strategic partner and catalyst, Altimetrik delivers results quickly without disrupting business.