Digital transformation means different things to different businesses. It can mean creating an online experience for your customers, moving your business to the cloud, or simply overhauling your network to enhance collaboration between your employees and customers. Whatever the motivation, you have a unique opportunity to transform the way you do business in the digital age.
The stakes are high for industries to remain competitive and relevant in an evolving digital environment. Making the digital transformation journey, of course, requires a clear vision with the end goal in mind and a well-defined plan to get there—and an awareness that digital transformation is ongoing, not a one-and-done project.
Throughout this transformation, it’s not just about changing out systems or applications, but about changing the way businesses operate and interact with customers and create and deliver products.
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In a recent study from Frost & Sullivan, 49% of IT decision makers say the cloud is the foundation of their digital transformation strategy. In that same study, 64% say that their cloud strategy is “essential to remain competitive in their industry.”
To remain competitive and relevant, every industry from retail to manufacturing and financial services to healthcare are looking for ways to transform their organizations with digital capabilities that will deliver results.
While the decision to make the move can provide benefits to your business, such as enhancing operational efficiencies and laying the groundwork for cost savings, the journey to get there can prove to be challenging for any IT organization. Here are some key considerations as you plan and implement your ongoing digital transformation.
The journey towards digital transformation has many potential benefits including cost savings, operating efficiencies, and a competitive advantage.
The journey towards digital transformation has many potential benefits, including cost savings, operating efficiencies, and a competitive advantage. While many organizations continue to do business the old-fashioned way, more and more are transitioning to the cloud.
The International Data Group, states that 69% of businesses have adopted cloud technology and 18% plan on implementing cloud-computing in the future.
This is not to suggest that your business should make the transition to the cloud just because everyone else is doing it. It does, however, suggest the importance of adapting quickly to the new digital realities of business—before it’s too late.
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