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News Roundup: Digital Deadlock Holding Back Transformation Efforts

By Ideas @ AppDirect / Aug 10, 2018

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

‘Digital Deadlock’ Holding Digital Transformation Back, Says IDC

Andrew Ross, InformationAge, August 1, 2018 

“According to a survey of 150 IT decision-makers across the UK, 94% of organizations are either planning, about to start or currently undergoing some form of digital transformation—but many have encountered ‘digital deadlock.’” Read more.

Digital Transformation: Getting Beyond the Hype

Mark Samuels, ZDNet, August 1, 2018

“CIOs aiming to deliver constant digital transformation have no room to rest on their laurels, even in areas where their business is already raking in returns, explains Armstrong. ‘If we do nothing, because we believe our processes are already working well, then our perceived slowness will mean we lose customers to agile, responsive and client-centric organizations,’ he says.” Read more.

MSPs Should Never Win on Price

Charles Weaver, MSP Alliance, August 1, 2018

“For many years, MSPs have struggled with how to respond to competitive pressures centered around price. Now, we will be offering some solutions on how MSPs should deal with the sales and marketing aspects of pricing pressures.” Read more.

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