Digital doesn’t have to be disruptive – Harvard Business Review

Readers are likely to be interested a discussion topic on Harvard Business Review entitled “Digital doesn’t have to be disruptive”.

It starts: “We have a dozen committees on digital transformation; we have digital transformation initiatives; we are going full steam on digital transformation…but no one can explain to me what it actually means.”

At a very basic level, the answer is simple: The much-used term digital transformation simply means adapting an organization’s strategy and structure to capture opportunities enabled by digital technology.

This is not a new challenge—after all, computers and software have been around for decades and have brought changes both to products and services and to how we make and deliver them. But the point the SVP was making is that it has become increasingly difficult for a company to translate that answer into an action plan.

This opinion piece talks through valuable perspectives for companies.

Read it in full on the Harvard Business Review here.


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