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Managing Digital Transformation Guide

Create a roadmap to implement digital transformation

How will this guide help me and my business?

Our research shows that many businesses have implemented or are planning digital transformation programmes to take advantages of the opportunities of digital media and technology to increase sales.

The latest research shows that early 8% have had a digital transformation in place for longer than two years and 21% have just started. Over 3 in 10 (33%) are preparing to start their digital transformation program.

This practical guide was created to support our Business members throughout the digital transformation process. It's clearly structured in seven sections to step you through the process of initiating and running a digital transformation programme.

What is Managing Digital Transformation guide structured?

The guide is structured to help step you through the process of reviewing current approaches, making the case for change and investment and then managing this change. The 7 recommended steps for digital transformation are:

  • Step 1. Proving the need and making the case for transformation
  • Step 2. Benchmark current digital marketing capabilities
  • Step 3 Define the best structure digital marketing activities and process
  • Step 4 Define resourcing requirements
  • Step 5. Change processes to support digital integration
  • Step 6. Manage change for digital transformation
  • Step 7. Optimising performance across integrated channels

Resource Details

  • Guide format: The Managing Digital Transformation Guide will give you an 11,000 word, 60+ page PDF Ebook drawing on Smart Insights checklists and models plus models compiled from other analysts and consultants. 
  • Recommended related resource: Creating a Digital marketing Centre of Excellence in our Managing Digital Teams toolkit and our managing change management guide.
  • About the authors: This guide was produced by digital transformation consultants Dave Chaffey, Sophia Ahrel and James Carson

Business Membership is required

Business members get full access to this and 5 other guides in the Managing Digital Marketing Transformation Toolkit.

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