Is your organization struggling with digital transformation (DX)? Don’t worry — you’re not alone. A recent report by IDC, Mind the Gap on Your DX Journey, reveals the top challenges facing companies as they undergo DX, as well as reasons why it’s more than worth the effort.
The Obstacles and Opportunities of Digital Transformation
The obstacles and opportunities of digital transformation
DX is a hot topic for organizations across all industries. But for various reasons,
many are slow to undergo a real transformation.
The current landscape
Is your organization struggling with digital transformation (DX)? Don’t worry — you’re not alone. A
recent report by IDC, Mind the Gap on Your DX Journey, reveals the top challenges facing companies as
they undergo DX, as well as reasons why it’s more than worth the effort.
54% say the struggle is real
More than half of organizations admit
they’re still struggling with DX.
32% of docs are paper
Digital documents are more popular than
ever, but nearly a third of all documents in
use daily are still paper.
The status quo can perpetuate inefficiencies and hinder your growth. According to
the survey, outdated manual and paper-based processes are holding companies
back in an increasingly digital world.
The problem with staying put
Companies that are digitally determined tend to prioritize content agility — the ability to provide
seamless access to content in any format. Such companies also share similar approaches in how they
fund their DX initiatives. As organizations look to thrive into the future, adopting digital, data-driven
technologies will be key. Smart companies act accordingly.
Every organization should view digitization as a key part of business growth that should be
included in broader transformation initiatives. Get started today. View the full IDC report for
more insights on DX — then learn how Adobe Document Cloud can facilitate and accelerate
your own transformation with fully digital, ready-to-integrate solutions.
The path to success
DX is good for process — and the bottom line. Companies that have
successfully undergone DX report:
The business impact of DX
48% are faking it
Almost half of organizations admit their
DX hasn’t progressed much beyond using
a few digital documents here and there.
Some things just stay
paper because there is
to push it. It’s not like
it’s a huge cost. . . .
It’s like an internal
annoyance but they
haven’t really exposed
the back office.
— CISO, higher education
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71% care about agility
Nearly three-fourths rate content
agility as extremely important or very
100% have an
Every digitally determined company
has a single enterprise-wide digital
73% fund DX
through capital budget
Almost three-fourths are funding their
DX initiative with long-term capital
22% say that existing manual processes
lead to content that is misfiled, lost, or
difficult to find.
30% say processes are often delayed due
to manual steps or lack of access.
The next step
25% say that routing and approving
paper-based content takes too long.