Digital transformation is not an IT problem, although IT can certainly get in the way and become a problem. Digital transformation is an ‘all of business’ problem.
For many organisations there is a struggle between maintaining legacy infrastructure and enabling digital ways of working (mobile, cloud and big data). To help our valued clients we asked IDC to provide some insights into how mobility is impacting the enterprise and what organisations like yours are doing about it.
Social and technical disruption will become a major factor in handling productivity in the workplace because digital natives have very different expectations to their older peers. Add to this social workplace change the impending reduction in the workforce technologies such as automation and analytics tools will be relied upon to fill the gap.
Most security experts will tell you that protecting information is about time and value. How valuable is the information and for how long will it maintain it’s value. This is very different from stopping people from getting your information, which in the digital age of creeping privacy reductions and state sponsored digital espionage is largely impossible.
Many industries are facing huge disruption to their market/s and that disruption is not coming from the historical legacy competition… more and more it is coming from two 20 something uni drop-outs with an AWS account, a couple of smartphones and a cashed up Venture Capitalist looking for a good bet.
The trick isn’t so much knowing what level you are at, but understanding what to assess and how to validate. Mobile maturity is non-linear. Clients often do not fit into one nice box, often there are capabilities scattered across a few different levels so breaking out the important categories is important.