How Covid-19 compressed years of digital transformation into months: lessons from Microsoft

SourceGulf Business

Q1. What changes must C-suite executives ring in, to foster long-term productivity? The initial global response to the Covid-19 pandemic compressed two years of digital transformation into two months. This trend is accelerating and we’re at an inflection point where the “old” ways of doing business will no longer suffice. Organisations must be fast adopters of best-in-class technology to overcome the dynamic economic challenges posted by global health, travel, and commerce restrictions. At the same time, organisations must grow their ability to build their own digital capability. One area that has been most obviously affected is of course remote work: work from-home rates have dramatically increased and it is anticipated that these will continue to remain high once the pandemic ends. These changes will naturally affect ways of working and impact upon more...