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M. Nadia Vincent, MBA

Brussels, Belgium

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Digital Transformation Leader, Senior IT Project/Program Manager, Change Manager, Author and Management Consultant.
Author of the book "The Digital Transformation Success Formula", I am a global IT Management Consultant (MBA) with about two decades of experience on the American and European continents with Fortune 500 companies. I have great experience managing high profile global IT projects and offshore teams, mainly in the financial sector.

Strategic, result oriented and creative, I am dedicated to helping organizations transform their business, deliver successful Information Technology Solutions while improving individual and team performance. I specialize in IT Project/Program Management, Change Management & Leadership and Digital Transformation.

Over the years, I have developed several IT management, leadership and digital transformation training and coaching programs for different organizations, internationally.

I am the founder of the "Digital Transformation Leaders" community www.digitaltransformationleaders.com.

An active contributor to PMI, I am one of the selected experts serving the project management global community. I advise and support PMI Project Managers and Leaders on the topics of Change Management, Digital Transformation, and IT Strategy.

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Areas of Expertise

Agile 100
Digital Disruption
Digital Transformation 47.41
Innovation
Leadership 53.61
Management 32.26
HR 40.11
Change Management 30.70

Industry Experience

Financial Services & Banking
Professional Services
Telecommunications
Utilities

Publications

12 Article/Blogs
Top 5 project management skills and abilities that today’s project managers must have!
DigitalTransformationLeaders.com
November 10, 2018
Are you managing a project or program that has multiple red flags and seems to be headed toward a delayed delivery? Take heart, you are not alone.

For every $1 billion invested in the United States, $122 –– million was wasted due to lacking project performance. (Source: PMI.org) 2016
Fewer than a third of all projects were successfully completed on time and on budget over the past year. (Source: Standish Group) 2013
75% of business and IT executives anticipate their software projects will fail. (Source: Geneca) 2017
If the stats above sound familiar to you, these 5 skills and abilities will help you gain control and get back on track.

1. Leadership Skills and your ability to lead the project like a digital transformation leader
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Tags: Agile, Digital Transformation, Management

Can Business Transformation Be Simple, Easy to Implement and To See Results?
linkedin
October 18, 2017
What I learned from the experience was that I can help small and medium-sized businesses to innovate and transform faster and effectively by removing the extra layers that are only needed by large organizations.

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Tags: Digital Transformation

How Digital Transformation Leaders will Transform Employee Disengagement Into Individual Happiness and Business Success
linkedin
November 23, 2016
The first success variable in The Digital Transformation Success Formula is individual transformation. Countless sources are predicting the disappearance and / or displacement of jobs. But for as long as we exist as humans, we will still need each other's. What if losing jobs was the way we could resolve disengagement and be transformed to a greater state of authenticity that leads to better innovations and happiness?

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Tags: Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation Or Death, Make Your Choice!
linkedin
November 03, 2016
A few days ago, I watched in awe (like many of us) as Elon Musk unveils his latest innovation, the solar rooftop with glass tiles. An outstanding solution that is set to disrupt both the energy and the construction industries. Elon represents a type of digital transformation leader that I call 'the chief disruptor' in my new book. Last month, as I prepared some quizzes on the different types of digital transformation leaders I defined in my book The Digital Transformation Success Formula, I thought about Elon for a little while. I expected another innovation from him somewhere next year. But, he was faster. Fast and faster, that's the speed at which digital transformation is going and you don't want to be left behind.

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Tags: Digital Transformation

How to Not Lose Your Shirt while Leading Digital Transformation
linkedin
September 12, 2016
The digital era is the time for inspiring and impactful leaders. We are no longer in a time where only the top manager commands, and everyone obeys or follows regardless anymore. Therefore your organization expects you to inspire them and make a positive impact in their organization and their future. Otherwise, you may quickly lose your shirt and more in this volatile market.

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Tags: Digital Transformation

How to not lose your shirt while leading digital transformation
Digital Transformation Leaders' Blog
September 10, 2016
For Digital Transformation Leaders who want to live up to the highest expectations, here are 10 rules to act on so that you can succeed in your mission.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Management

Change Management Versus Digital Transformation Demystified
linkedin
September 02, 2016
A recurrent question I receive is about what the difference between Change Management and Digital Transformation is. The simplest answer I provide is that Change Management is one part of Digital Transformation.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Management, Change Management

Part 3 - Why CXOs Must Shift from Change to Transformation in 2016
linkedin
March 24, 2016
Businesses and organizations must shift from change to transformation ASAP because most of our previous business and technology processes are already or will soon be obsolete.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Management

Part 2 - Why CXOs Must Shift from Change to Transformation in 2016
linkedin
February 16, 2016
Today, some businesses and organizations may think that they are not technology leaders and decide to postpone the implementation of a digital transformation. Such a wrong decision is based on a poor understanding of the power and value of the digital transformation. Digital transformation is not about technology only but about the vision of the business.

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Tags: Digital Transformation

Cost Cutting is Expensive While Effectiveness is Free and Rewarding
linkedin
February 04, 2016
Heather let go of the door handle as she walked out of her superior’s office, confused and in disbelief. She took a deep breath as if to renew her strength, and she let sink in what was just asked of her. She was asked to submit her plan to reduce by 20% her department’s budget and still deliver the department’s services and ongoing projects for the year.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Management

Change Implementation Disillusion; or the Audacity of Change?
linkedin
January 30, 2016
Just one year ago, I contacted a CIO and proposed my training and coaching service for a large change project that they would implement internationally, with a budget of nearly a billion of euros.
Just for clarity, I’ll name the CIO “Collins”.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Change Management

Are you managing a challenging project/program that feels like leading the Tamaroa boat through the storm?
linkedin
October 04, 2008
Is your project/program at risk of becoming part of the high statistics of delayed delivery or even failed projects? If so, I have a proven solution for you.

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Tags: Digital Transformation

2 Books
The Digital Transformation Leader's Agenda 2019
Vervanté
December 12, 2018
The Digital Transformation Leader’s Agenda 2019 is an insightful and effective roadmap for the achiever. If you are an achiever, this personal and business achievement planner is what you need for a prosperous 2019.

Strategic planning quarterly, monthly and weekly, daily overview, inspirational and motivational quotes throughout, and self-accountability with regular debriefing will help you turn your 2019 goals into reality soon.

More than a planner, this 301 pages agenda is a roadmap for your success. It takes into account the latest evolution in brain science to help you form new habits, develop a positive and stronger mindset, practice uplifting self-care routines, become more innovative and be in control, regardless of changes and disruptions in the digital world. You will be the disruptor and not the disrupted.

The Digital Transformation Leader’s Agenda 2019 is a roadmap for sustainable transformation and achieving personal and professional success.
Free complementary support online on www.digitaltransformationleaders.com will motivate you to stay on track and achieve more.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, HR, Leadership

The Digital Transformation Success Formula
Self-publish
November 21, 2016
The Digital Transformation Success Formula by M. Nadia Vincent, is a practical guide for leaders such as CIOs, IT managers, business executives and digital transformation leaders alike as they implement digital transformation in their organizations or businesses. The Digital Transformation Success Formula is about:

1. Creative transformative vision-development for sustainable organizations and businesses.
2. Facilitating self-transformation for leaders so they inspire individual transformations in their organizations.
3. Creating environments that are efficient and promote business innovation and disruption.
4. Empowering leaders with a progressive mindset that embraces change so that they make better personal, business and digital choices.
5. Guiding leaders with practical digital technology insights and business approaches.
6. Digitally enabling organizations for faster deliveries and increased business performance.
7. Reducing risks in the implementation of digital transformation.
8. Increasing employee engagement so that organizations are strengthened in the digital market.
9. Doing business in the digital age with confidence.
10. Converting digital transformation and innovation into a lucrative investment for increased ROI.

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Tags: Agile, Digital Transformation, Leadership

1 Webinar
How I delivered 16 change and digital transformation projects in < 2 years
Self-publish
November 13, 2018
What I covered in this webinar...

1. The reality of most change and digital transformation projects today, and the skills and abilities that every project manager must develop in order to succeed in the digital age.?????

2. How to counter the resistance when the change is perceived as a cost, negative disruption only, or a threat for jobs.

3. How to make a difference when you lack management's support and struggling for resources and attention.?????????????

4. What you must prepare before ever approaching the boardroom, if you want to be taken seriously.?????

5. How to bring vision and hope to desperate situations and lead, engage teams to turn the vision into reality without loosing your sanity.??????

6. How to know if you are assigned to a project as a scapegoat and what to do.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Management

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Opportunities

1 Business
Digital Transformation Implementation and Leadership

Location: Virtual and onsite, global    Date Available: December 10th, 2018    Fees: TBD

Submission Date: November 24th, 2018    Service Type: Service Offered

If your organization is implementing digital transformation and experiencing one or more of the followings:
1. Delayed projects
2. Failing projects
3. Employee disengagement
4. Resistance to change
5. Digital transformation leadership challenges
6. Business and technology alignment challenges
7. Lack of digital transformation leadership or change management skills

then I am the expert you need. I help rescue and deliver delayed and failing projects; align business and IT, increase employee engagement and create transformation synergy. Through a strategic and proven process, I help create hunger for transformation, thus eliminating resistance to change and unleashing innovation potentials for the transformation.

Furthermore, leaders can learn practical digital transformation leadership skills on my online course platform www.digitaltransformationleaders.com.

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