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News Roundup: Digitally Transformed Companies Get Products to Market 20 Times Faster

By Ideas @ AppDirect / Apr 30, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect.

Digital Transformation Pays Dividends

TechCentral, April 12, 2018

“While some have said it is a mere buzz-term, Dell EMC has released a survey report that found organizations that have achieved digital transformation (DX) maturity are more than 20 times more likely to get new products and services to market before rivals.” Read more.

Digital Transformation – What’s Next for Business’ Biggest Buzzword? 

Nick Ismail, InformationAge, April 27, 2018

“Companies that work to digitize their business are more likely to have the flexibility they need to thrive. According to a recent CEO survey by Gartner, 56% of business decision-makers say that their digital improvements and taking a digital-first attitude, has already increased profits.” Read more.

The Seven Levers of Digital Transformation

Sriram Sabesan, ComputerWeekly, April 2018

“Digital transformation should not be viewed as the pursuit of emerging technologies. This overlooks the importance of employee buy-in, struggles to achieve partner and supplier engagement, and fails to offer a seamless customer experience. To succeed in their digital transformation journey, organizations should consider the following seven levers of change.” Read more.

Digitization, Digitalization, And Digital Transformation: Confuse Them At Your Peril

Jason Bloomberg, Forbes, April 29, 2018

“As the hype around digital transformation continues to persist, the terms ‘digitization’ and ‘digitalization’ join the fray, increasing the level of hype while adding confusion. In reality, people are confusing them in ways that shortchange the power and importance of digital transformation, thus putting the very survival of their organizations in peril.” Read more.

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