Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day.
In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.
Microsoft Consulting Services helps Microsoft customers around the world get the best outcomes from their investments in the latest Microsoft cloud technologies.
We focus on empowering customers on their digital journey , from envisioning new possibilities to delivering solutions that result in targeted business outcomes and a great customer experience.
Digital has increased the speed, and changed the way, in which companies build and reinvent themselves. To remain relevant in the next decade, companies need to establish organizational structure with a digital culture at its core, a digital platform, and a digital approach to innovation.
In a world being driven by disruptive technological change, Digital Advisors bring the business insights that make this disruption accessible to business leaders .
Digital Advisor is a destination role but not an end of career. Digital Advisors are significant contributors to strategy, transformation, and customer engagement, focused on catalyzing vision / ideas for customers at a company-wide strategy (board) level and helping customers set and execute their journey toward that vision.
Digital Advisors set the pace for disruptive business change beyond mere technical modernization.
For customers, the Digital Advisor connects them to unique perspectives and constructive disruptions that inspire them to drive the future story of their business together with Microsoft and the Microsoft ecosystem.
They co-create, accelerate, and deliver a digital transformational journey built on deep customer knowledge and empathy.
Digital Advisors guide customers through the three elements of the digital transformation journey - strategic, technical, and cultural so that customers can continue to innovate on their own.
The focus of the Digital Advisor role is Digital Transformation, bringing innovative ideas, leveraging the Microsoft Cloud Platform and showcasing the unique role that Microsoft can play.
Key accountabilities :
Furthermore, Digital Advisors are expected to demonstrate :
Influence the mindset of customers and account teams by challenging the status quo and bringing innovative ideas that showcase Microsoft’s unique value proposition to our customers’ businesses.
Instigate the Digital Transformation (DT) program of change with customers to build their digital business, resulting in commitment from customers to proceed with the plan.
Demonstrate how the vision becomes a reality when all relevant Microsoft resources and technologies are brought to bear.
Design the DT program of change and its three elements digital culture, digital platform, and digital approach.
Change Leadership and Adoption
Bring their expertise, as well as the full potential of Microsoft to reach the customer’s digital aspirations. Provides experience and leadership capabilities to ensure a proper digital transformation governance model to lead the change, ensure business value is created, deliverables are met, and a DT program of change is creating continuous innovation capability within the customer, leading to ongoing commitment and consumption of our cloud services.
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Strong Leadership of the Digital Advisor Community. Establish themselves in the marketplace and internally as a thought leader and trusted advisor to executives and account teams.
Instigate shift from deal-by-deal approach, towards initiation of a DT program of change, where Microsoft, our partners and customers jointly pursue continuous business innovation to evolve market perception of Microsoft as a digital partner of choice.
Generates a diverse and inclusive workgroup environment, demonstrating cross group collaboration.
Ability to merge modern technologies with transformational initiatives
Digital Advisors should also have the necessary technical background so as to merge modern cloud capabilities into DT program of change initiatives.
They should understand technology trends and they can pitch the value of modern digital technologies in CxO level discussions in the right industry & business context.
Our Digital Advisors know their customer’s industries, business, and how Microsoft can help them drive their digital transformation .
The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both business and technology strategy, change management, a principled approach to broad digital transformational challenges and opportunities .
They also share a common set of characteristics - such as strong leadership and people skills - and bring the experience that drive innovation and customer value :
Microsoft’s value proposition from intelligent edge to intelligent cloud.