Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, technology had become an increasingly important part of the workforce. The pandemic made it clear that sustaining long-term growth can only come on the back of digital transformation. As you embark on transformation, it’s important to have a full understanding of the technology, as well as a strategy in place to ensure success.
Digital transformation explained
In general terms, we define digital transformation as the strategic adoption of digital technologies to create or improve existing business processes, culture, customer and employee experiences in order to meet changing business and industry requirements. Digital transformation is not only focused on present business needs but also future needs.
Why does digital transformation matter?
Why does a digital transformation need to take place? A business may take on digital transformation for several reasons. But the most likely reason is that they have is business continuity. If 2020 taught us anything, it is that disruptions to business operations and the workforce can happen rapidly. The pandemic significantly accelerated the adoption of digital products and services. Digital transformation has gone from important to absolutely critical.
Security is a top business priority
Having the right technology to power up digital strategies is fundamental in today’s business world. A business would move to the cloud, colocation, or managed services to provide redundancy to their infrastructure, should a natural disaster, theft, outage, or other factors outside of their control take place. The traditional “closet server room” may be initially the most cost-effective alternative, but it also allows for your infrastructure to be at risk.
One of the biggest challenges for businesses owners is keeping their data secure. By having your equipment and services in a state of the art, secured facility, your business will continue to be up and running.
Structuring for scale and growth
Digital technology allows companies to grow faster in a more accelerated way than before. If your business is growing exponentially, and you are looking to add more locations or target new markets. You may need to have your IT infrastructure set up for scale or duplication in another data center facility. The ability to automate and accelerate digital transformation is critical to growth and future success.
It starts in the data center
Options for your digital transformation may be straightforward such as a point to point connection from your office to a data center or it could be a series of managed services that include cloud, colocation, DDoS, cloud, and remote hands. Working with a trusted provider may be able to provide a series of solutions, but the ultimate decision for the best fit will be for you and your key stakeholders to make.
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FAQ Digital Transformation
Key drivers of digital transformation are profitability, customer satisfaction, and increased speed-to-market. Digital transformation enables you to create much more efficient systems and processes, which allows key tasks and projects to move forward much faster.
Organizations undertake business transformations to create additional value. If businesses do not transform, then they must be prepared to run the risk of being left behind because business processes are inefficient, ineffective, and it does not satisfy customer and employee needs.
1. Create a digital culture.
2. Have a strategy for your data
3. Embrace micro-revolutions.
1. Process Transformation. .
2. Business Model Transformation.
3. Domain Transformation.
4. Cultural/Organisational Transformation