A few weeks ago Dr. Simon Bunjamin approached me and asked me for an interview about Digital Transformation, Digitalization etc. for PRODUCT INNOVATION a CIO-led learning community for manufacturers. I was happy to engage since I found that the quality of that platform was excellent.
Excerpt from the interview:
With many people using the terms digital transformation and digitalization synonymously, they actually do not have the same meaning. In this interview, Alexander argues that digitalization is an evolution over the time, leading to an increase in process efficiency. Digital transformation, however, is a massive paradigm shift moving beyond the evolutionary character of digitalization and optimization. Nonetheless, digitalization is a crucial part of the overall
Alexander explains that the digital transformation is a necessary process to change businesses to keep up with
existing and emerging competitors. In addition to that, this interview gives insights into questions such as:
- How to manage the change from digitalization to digital
- What is holding companies back from going digital?
- How to bridge the gap between today’s and tomorrow’s
You can download the full interview here:
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