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Qualitative Analysis for Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation requires an understanding of how members communicate and share ideas at the individuals, team, leadership, and the organization level. An enterprise’s behaviors are made up of a collection of mental models based on perceptions, relationships, actions, and conflicts between various parts of the organization. Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) is a process that can be used to discover implicit conflicts, incoherence, and misalignment between these mental models.

In this presentation we will discuss how Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis (CAQDA) and a QDA approach can be used to analyze group, individual, and leadership interviews to better understand Digital Transformation outcomes.

We will also discuss how this QDA approach has been used in a number of financial institutions with some relative use case examples.


John Willis

Senior Director in Red Hat's Global Transformation Office

John Willis is the Founder of Botchagalupe Technologies. Before this, John was the Vice President of Devops and Digital Practices at SJ Technologies the Director of Ecosystem Development for Docker, which he joined after the company he co-founded (SocketPlane, which focused on SDN for containers) was acquired by Docker in March 2015. Previous to founding SocketPlane in Fall 2014, John was the Chief DevOps Evangelist at Dell, which he joined following the Enstratius acquisition in May 2013. He has also held past executive roles at Opscode/Chef and Canonical/Ubuntu. John is the author of 7 IBM Redbooks and is co-author of the “Devops Handbook” along with authors Gene Kim and Jez Humble.

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