6 Digital Transformation Trends for 2019

BRIAN SOLIS | March 13, 2019

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Digital transformation is much more than “corporate speak”, and we should not discount its legitimacy. Yes, “digital transformation” has been overused and diluted by executives and consultants to represent all aspects of digitalization in every facet of a business. But, when you study it, without bias or agendas, an important trend in business modernization is taking shape.

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