Posted by aionol | 26 JAN 2018

Are You A C-Level Executive Struggling To Tear Down Digital Transformation Barriers? Read This!

The 4th industrial revolution is upon us, and it has written ‘cloud computing’ all over it, and it is not just technology businesses that are carried along by the wave of digital transformation. Banks, healthcare institutions, retail – all industries are taking advantage of the cost benefits and agility gains that cloud computing has in store. However, it is […]

The 4th industrial revolution is upon us, and it has written ‘cloud computing’ all over it, and it is not just technology businesses that are carried along by the wave of digital transformation. Banks, healthcare institutions, retail – all industries are taking advantage of the cost benefits and agility gains that cloud computing has in store. However, it is not always an easy transition. Businesses of all size in all industries are facing significant transformation barriers.

The Problem Most C-Level Executives Face

Whilst cloud computing has been around for almost a decade now, we are still only starting to discover how to unlock the benefits of cloud-based platforms and workloads.

As with any new trend, organizations that jump on board early usually enjoy a competitive advantage. But they are also the ones facing the biggest challenges in adopting the new technologies. They have to find their own way whilst paving the path for followers to come. And as C-level executives, you are in charge of drawing the map that leads to the treasure.

Are You A C-Level Executive Struggling To Tear Down Digital Transformation Barriers?

Are You A C-Level Executive Struggling To Tear Down Digital Transformation Barriers?

What is crippling digital initiatives?

According to a Harvard Business Review Analytics Services Report, the following factors represent the top 5 barriers to digital transformation:

  1. Organizational restructure challenges (54%)
  2. Resistance to change (52%)
  3. Lack of key digital skills (38%)
  4. Challenge of asset shift away from legacy (36%)
  5. Cost/complexity of new cyber threat management // Regulatory constraints ( both 22%)

In our next blog series, we are going to discuss each of these barriers and how to overcome them.

If you require immediate, specific support to decide the what, how and when of your move to the cloud, get in contact with Iono Inc right away.

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