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Intelligent CIO: Visibility is key to ensuring positive impact of Digital Transformation

Visibility is power in this case and Mike Walton, CEO and Founder at Opsview, tells us more.
Feb 22, 2019

Digital Transformation is everywhere. It heralds a new era of business agility and innovation-fuelled growth — catapulting the role of the CIO into a major boardroom player. However, this also means that IT leaders are under more pressure than ever before for their teams to support business demands for continuous innovation — delivering services faster, cheaper and often with fewer staff. Transitioning into a digitally-empowered business is at the top of many C-Suites’ priority lists and according to a 2018 IDC report, 89% of enterprises have plans to or have already adopted a ‘digital-first business strategy’.

Thus, it is no surprise that the global Digital Transformation market is growing at a CAGR of over 18% and according to MarketWatch, is estimated to exceed US$462 billion by 2024. But success is proving difficult to achieve. Half of the US executives surveyed in one 2017 poll said their company isn’t successfully executing against 50% of their Digital Transformation strategies.

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