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10 Digital Transformation Mistakes to Avoid

Most companies accelerated their digital transformation plans in 2020. Now, it's time to readjust to the new 'new normal.'
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Treating Digital Transformation as a Destination

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Many companies approach digital transformation as a project that begins and ends on certain dates, has a fixed budget and static objectives. This flawed thinking causes companies to miss the most important benefits of digital transformation because they're unable to achieve the level of organizational agility and resilience they need to stay competitive.

"To benefit from digital transformation, companies must view it as a never-ending process that continually challenges established methods and procedures," said Arthur Iinuma, co-founder and president of software development and consulting agency ISBX. "This requires a cultural shift throughout the organization that moves away from traditional slow-moving bureaucracy towards a more agile approach that constantly evolves to meet new challenges."

Lisa Morgan is a freelance writer who covers big data and BI for InformationWeek. She has contributed articles, reports, and other types of content to various publications and sites ranging from SD Times to the Economist Intelligent Unit. Frequent areas of coverage include ... View Full Bio

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