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News Roundup: Next Wave of Digital Disruptors Weren’t Born in the Cloud

By Ideas @ AppDirect / August 31, 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.

Short-Termism Around Digital Transformation Return on Investment Frustrates UK CEOs

Alison McGuire, Irish Tech News, August 22, 2018

“In a survey of 150 UK CEOs, it found that the majority said they were frustrated by short-termism and the pressure from their Board to deliver results on multi-year digital transformation projects: 72 percent cited unreasonable expectations for return on investment related to digital transformation.” Read more.

The Digital Transformation Journey Dissected – Why Do Some Businesses Succeed While Others Lag Behind?

Conway Kosi, ITProPortal, August 20, 2018

“What’s more, 66 per cent of organizations also said that failed digital projects have put them off pursuing them in the future and one in three organizations had cancelled a digital project in the last two years.” Read more.

New Digital Disruptors are Non-Digitally Native Organizations

Tim Sandle, Digital Journal, August 26, 2018

“A new survey seeks to understand the impact of digital disruption on incumbent, non-digitally native organizations. The report predicts that these firms will become the next major tranche of digital disruptors.” Read more.

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