Moving from a traditional IT role to a more business-focused role has challenges. Consider this advice for a successful transition.
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Don't expect the shift to happen overnight, and whatever you do, don't quit your day job. "Be prepared for the transition to take some time, and don't quit your job until you have a new one," advised Hurwitz. "It's a marathon, not a sprint."
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
Join InformationWeek’s Lorna Garey and Mike Healey, president of Yeoman Technology Group, an engineering and research firm focused on maximizing technology investments, to discuss the right way to go digital.