Guiding Technology Change with OrbusInfinity

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Navigating the complexities of digital transformation and technological change requires a strategic approach, robust planning, and the right tools at your disposal. In our recent Orbinar ‘Guiding Technological Change with OrbusInfinity,’ our hosts Jason McNamara, Professional Services Consultant, and Abi Tariq, Customer Success Manager, delved into how organizations can effectively manage and plan their technological roadmaps using OrbusInfinity.

The importance of roadmapping in technological change

Technological evolution is an inevitable aspect of modern business, necessitating a structured approach to manage transitions smoothly. The session highlighted the critical role of roadmapping in planning for technological changes, from updating applications to upgrading legacy systems and restructuring organizational capabilities. Effective roadmapping ensures that businesses can adapt without introducing significant risks, maintaining agility and competitiveness in a fast-paced digital landscape. 

Overcoming implementation challenges

Implementing new technologies is fraught with challenges, including overcoming resistance within the organization and the technical hurdles of integrating new systems with existing ones. The Orbinar presented strategies for securing stakeholder buy-in, emphasizing the importance of clear communication and collaboration across departments. Additionally, it provided insights into best practices for managing the integration of new technologies, underlining the significance of understanding the lifecycle of applications and technologies and their impact on business operations.

Leveraging technology for strategic advantage

OrbusInfinity offers powerful tools for leveraging technology to not just improve operational efficiencies but also to serve as a strategic asset for growth. Jason and Abi explored how data analytics could be used to generate actionable insights, improve decision-making, and enhance customer experiences. 

Actionable strategies for navigating digital transformation

The session provided attendees with actionable strategies for navigating their digital transformation journey using OrbusInfinity. Key recommendations included: 

  • Comprehensive data management: Collecting and organizing data within OrbusInfinity to serve as a central repository, enabling informed decision-making and strategic planning. 
  • Effective use of OrbusInfinity tools: Utilizing the platform's capabilities, such as list views, traceability views, and Power BI report packs, for detailed analysis and visualization of technology and application roadmaps. These tools facilitate a deep understanding of the current IT landscape and assist in planning future changes.
  • Socialization and communication: It's crucial to share insights and findings across the organization to ensure alignment on technological changes. By leveraging SharePoint and other collaborative platforms, decision-makers can disseminate information effectively, engaging various stakeholders in the transformation process.

The ‘Guiding Technological Change with OrbusInfinity’ Orbinar provided a comprehensive overview of managing technological change, from the initial stages of data collection and organization to the deployment of insights for strategic decision-making. By leveraging OrbusInfinity, organizations can navigate the challenges of digital transformation, ensuring they remain agile, efficient, and competitive in a rapidly evolving digital environment.

If you weren’t able to attend or would like to watch the full session, you can access the recording here