Industry Insights

News Roundup: Are Companies Making Digital Transformation Progress?

By Ideas @ AppDirect / September 10, 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.

Are Companies Making Progress In Digital Transformation?

Peter Bendor-Samuel,, September 5, 2018

“For the last 18 months, the focus of digital transformation was understanding the capabilities that companies needed to develop or implement for their digital journeys. In addition, consulting and advisory firms responded to this effort by coming up with frameworks and the Target Operating Model (TOM) companies needed for building those capabilities. This led to a problem.” Read more.

Why CIOs Must Lead 2019 IT Budget Planning with Digital Transformation

Alison DeNisco Rayome, ZDNet, September 4, 2018

“Companies are projected to invest more in technology across both IT and lines of business during the 2019 budgeting season. With that being the case, it's key for CIOs to get a seat at the table and lead budget planning with digital transformation projects in mind, to deliver the most value to the business and remain competitive, analysts say.” Read more.

Strategic Dexterity In The Age Of Digital Transformation

Jim Miller, Forbes, September 5, 2018

“Strategic dexterity is the ability to develop and execute strategy in near real-time; to be nimble, responsive and NOT be overly prescriptive or rigid in our thinking. Since the world moves at the speed of the Internet, shouldn’t your strategy have the capability to move and respond this quickly too?” Read more.

Ideas @ AppDirect is a leading source for trends, statistics, best practices, and other information related to the digital economy.