It’s no longer good enough to just be digital or even phygital – it’s now time to hyper automate!
The world of digital transformation and generally management consulting is very vast and increasingly saturated with people promising to deliver on massive organizational change who often miss the mark. The main issue is not that these consultants are delivering bad work, it’s often that the organization itself lacks what’s necessary to continue with the momentum that these highly paid snipers command.
At the organizational level, going to a DIGITAL FIRST strategy, through to Robotic Process Automation (RPA), getting into real machine intelligence (read AI) wields a great path toward hyper automation. Savvy CIOs will tell you: Digital transformation doesn’t come in a box — or a cloud. “It’s like most tech trends that get hyped up and overused,” as it’s become more mainstream, says Genpact CEO Tiger Tyagarajan, who advises enterprises on digital strategy.
So mainstream, in fact, that 40 percent of all technology spending will go toward digital transformations, with enterprises spending in excess of $2 trillion through 2019, according to IDC. But what, exactly, is that money funding? Replatforming on new technologies is critical. Forrester Research, for instance, recommends a disruptive approach to transformation that includes everything from incremental improvements to moonshot approaches.
But what does it all mean?
Digital transformation marks a radical rethinking of how an organization uses technology, people and processes to fundamentally change business performance, says George Westerman, MIT principal research scientist and author of Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation. Digital transformation, which Westerman says should be led by the CEO, requires cross-departmental collaboration in pairing business-focused philosophies with rapid application development models.
Such sweeping changes are typically undertaken in pursuit of new business models and new revenue streams, driven by changes in customer expectations around products and services.
“Customer expectations are far exceeding what you can really do,” says Westerman. “That means a fundamental rethinking about what we do with technology in organizations.”
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