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What Digital Transformation Is (And Isn't)

If you're confused about what digital transformation means, you're not alone. But survey data highlights some agreement about how it's changing the way companies do business.
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1. Digital Transformation Is a Priority

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Enterprises may not always agree about what digital transformation is, but they all agree that it is something they should be doing. In a survey sponsored by accounting firm BDO, executives cited "developing a digital transformation strategy" as their No. 1 digital priority. Middle market executives, in particular, were likely to say that a digital transformation strategy was a key goal.

That could be a good thing because experts say that organizations need engaged leaders with a clear strategy if they want to succeed at digital transformation. But making digital transformation a priority and developing a strategy alone are not enough.

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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