We’ve heard the words, but have you wondered what it is all about? Digital Transformation is a strategic directive to redefine your business practices and processes to gain competitive advantage. It is all about making the inevitable tide of change work for you, rather than against you. It is also a disruptive force.
Digital Transformation requires a Plan
Amid all the talk of digital transformation, we lose sight that the process of change must be purposeful to have impact. Digitizing marketing content, hiring social media marketing millennials or modernizing your ERP applications is not digital transformation and will fail to yield any measurable advantage without a strategic vision, direction and careful planning. [check out Digital Transformation Is Not About Technology from the Harvard Business Review.]
You need to address where the beating heart of change resides – the data center. The data center is a critical component that factors into making any digital transformation plan successful…