I recently spent weeks cleaning out my basement – dusting, mopping and scrubbing my way to cleanliness and organization. Although I basked in the order and “newness” of the area as well as the satisfaction of getting the job done, I knew that it was going to get dirty and cluttered again – probably sooner than I realized. Like cleaning out the basement, when taking a leap toward business modernization, the term “Done” can seem like a dubious notion.
Whether migrating to the cloud, integrating new applications to streamline operations or embedding data analytics into existing systems, the light at the end of the modernization tunnel can seem elusive. However, the right approach and mindset can help to drive you toward the end game or at least to a new beginning. Here are a few things to keep in mind.