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News Roundup: New Survey Finds Large Digital Transformation Gap

By Ideas @ AppDirect / May 28, 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.

Survey from SAP Finds Large Digital Transformation Gap

Mike Vizard, ITBusinessEdge, May 18, 2018

"A global survey… finds there’s a major gap between where most organizations are today when it comes to digital transformation and where they hope to be. The survey finds that while 83 percent of respondents say they believe digital transformation will have a major impact on business processes, only five percent of the respondents described those processes as being highly automated today.” Read more.

TM Forum: Cultural, Organizational Issues Are Dragging Down Service Providers' Digital Transformations

Mike Robuck, FierceTelecom, May 14, 2018 

“Any change is hard to implement, and CSPs are no exception. Some identify that they are not risk takers, and making a leap of faith into unproven revenue streams is not easy. Our second Digital Transformation Tracker shows that digital transformation extends well beyond technology itself, and increasingly we’re seeing concerns about organizational and cultural readiness.” Read more.

6 Questions the C-suite Must Answer to Achieve Digital Transformation

Alison DeNisco Rayome, Tech Republic, May 23, 2018

“While most leaders of large legacy companies recognize both the threats and potential opportunities inherent in digital, they tend to lack a common language to assess their specific situation and give them direction about how to move forward. [A new book uncovers] six key questions that senior management teams must engage honestly with if they are going to successfully digitally transform their organizations.” Read more.

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