I am regularly asked to summarize my many posts. I thought it would be a good idea to publish on this blog, every Monday, some of the most relevant articles that I have already shared with you on my social networks.
Today I will share some of the most relevant articles about Digital Transformation and in what form you can find it in today’s life. I will also comment on the articles.
On Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2021/12/digital-transformation-in-africa-requires-homegrown-solutions
Digital Transformation in Africa Requires Homegrown Solutions. Africa’s digital transformation offers an exciting opportunity, but success requires homegrown enterprise solutions that reflect the context and nuances of the continent’s market needs, including mobile integrations, a variety of regulatory and legal requirements across the continent, and the lack of a uniform data governance framework. The author offers advice for African businesses looking to develop these solutions.
On Enterprisersproject.com: https://enterprisersproject.com/article/2021/12/digital-transformation-how-agile-leaders-scrum-masters-drive-change
Digital transformation: How agile leaders and scrum masters can catalyze change. Struggling to implement digital transformation? The secret to success may be the scrum masters and agile leaders already in your organization. But true change is more difficult because humans resist change. We need to understand why the change matters and how it impacts us personally. We need to practice new behaviors, make some mistakes, and take the personal journey required to build new capabilities within ourselves.
On Automationworld.com: https://www.automationworld.com/process/iiot/article/21952832/pandemic-accelerates-edgetocloud-digital-transformation
Pandemic Accelerates Edge-to-Cloud Digital Transformation. An Automation World survey reveals an uptick in cloud and edge deployments as manufacturers roll out performance monitoring, collaboration, quality assurance, and predictive maintenance applications in support of newly remote and distributed workforce. According to Automation World’s 2021 Cloud & Edge survey, 62% of companies are currently leveraging cloud technologies as part of their digital transformation roadmaps—a significant bump over the 51% reported in a similar 2019 Automation World survey. Adoption of edge and fog computing technologies also surged since the pre-pandemic research: This year’s survey saw edge computing deployments jump to 55% of responding companies compared to 43% in the prior survey; fog computing’s growth was less substantial, expanding into a quarter of companies surveyed compared to 20% in 2019.
On Venturebeat.com: https://venturebeat.com/2021/12/15/report-digital-transformation-guides-midmarket-strategies/
Report: Digital transformation guides midmarket strategies. A new report by Capital One and Morning Consult explored how middle market companies are investing in 19 strategic and emerging business priorities now and over the next 1 to 3 years to help meet business goals. Digital transformation is guiding investment strategies for the middle market in the near and long term. Today, companies are prioritizing investment in cybersecurity (30%), data/data analytics (28%), ecommerce (26%), artificial intelligence (24%), and cloud migration (24%).
On Reuters.com: https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/santander-invest-6-bln-digital-transformation-latin-america-2021-12-15/
Santander to invest $6 bln in digital transformation in Latin America. Spain’s Santander (SAN.MC) will invest around $6 billion between 2022 and 2024 to promote digital transformation of its Latin American operations, the bank said in a statement on Wednesday. Santander’s diversification overseas, especially in Latin America, has helped the bank cope with tough conditions for lenders in Europe in the years since the financial crisis.
On The National News.com: https://www.thenationalnews.com/business/economy/2021/12/16/digital-transformation-initiatives-help-entrepreneurs-thrive-in-dubais-business-scene/
Digital transformation initiatives help entrepreneurs thrive in Dubai’s business scene. Collaboration between private and public sectors, corporates and SMEs to create an inclusive ecosystem, attracting more entrepreneurs to the UAE. The competitive nature of Dubai’s business scene may pose a challenge for budding entrepreneurs, but the emirate’s dedication to nurturing businesses supported by its advanced digital transformation push can help them reap rewarding results, the president and chief executive of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry said.
On Aluminiumtoday.com: https://aluminiumtoday.com/news/the-digital-smelter-why-data-management-is-imperative-for-digital-transformation-success
The digital smelter: Why data management is imperative for digital transformation success. Every day, mining and metals operations face numerous operational challenges, and aluminium smelters are no exception. To overcome ever-changing challenges while prioritising climate change and safety, many smelters are turning to digital transformation strategies, such as advanced analytics, machine learning, and digital twins.