With its swift and dramatic impact on the global economy and the workforce that fuels it, the COVID-19 pandemic has sent an unequivocal message to enterprises around the world: Digital transformation is no longer a goal; it’s an imperative. Fortunately, digital transformation already is underway at many corporations. In fact, a 2018 survey by Tech Pro Research revealed that 70% of companies either have already put a digital transformation strategy in place or are in the process of doing so. Organizations’ appetite for digital transformation is evident at the highest echelons: As of 2019, 21% of the world’s largest 2,500 public companies had designated a chief digital officer (CDO) or equivalent, according to PwC Strategy&. That’s up from 19% in 2016 and just 6% in 2014. But the word “transformation” is illusory. It ...read more...