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11 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
QUOTES
LESS THAN 1% OF DATA IN BUSINESSES IS
ANALYZED AND TURNED INTO BENEFITS
SAP
IN TODAY’S ERA OF VOLATILITY, THERE IS NO
OTHER WAY BUT TO RE-INVENT. THE ONLY
SUSTAINABLE ADVANTAGE YOU CAN HAVE
OVER OTH...
AT LEAST 40% OF ALL BUSINESSES WILL DIE IN
THE NEXT 10 YEARS… IF THEY DON’T FIGURE
OUT HOW TO CHANGE THEIR ENTIRE COMPANY
...
THE LAST TEN YEARS OF IT HAVE BEEN ABOUT
CHANGING THE WAY PEOPLE WORK. THE NEXT
TEN YEARS OF IT WILL BE ABOUT
TRANSFORMING...
IT’S NO LONGER THE BIG BEATING THE SMALL,
BUT THE FAST BEATING THE SLOW.
ERIC PEARSON, CIO, INTERNATIONAL
HOTEL GROUP (IHG)
90% OF CEOS BELIEVE THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
WILL IMPACT THEIR INDUSTRY, BUT LESS
THAN 15% ARE EXECUTING ON A DIGITAL
STRATEGY....
YOU CAN’T DELEGATE DIGITAL
TRANSFORMATION FOR YOUR COMPANY…
YOU AND YOUR EXECUTIVES HAVE TO OWN IT!
EXECUTIVES NEED TO ENG...
WE’RE ONLY AT THE VERY, VERY BEGINNING OF
THIS NEXT GENERATION OF COMPUTING AND I
THINK THAT EVERY INDUSTRY LEADER WILL BE...
IT IS NOT THE STRONGEST OF THE SPECIES
THAT SURVIVES, NOR THE MOST INTELLIGENT
THAT SURVIVES. IT IS THE ONE THAT IS THE
MO...
IT LEADERS, CIOS SPECIFICALLY, NEED TO STOP BEING
SO PASSIVE. I VIEW THE ROLE OF IT, THE ROLE OF THE
CIO AS BEING FRANKLY ...
CHANGE IS THE LAW OF LIFE AND THOSE WHO LOOK
ONLY TO THE PAST OR PRESENT ARE CERTAIN TO MISS
THE FUTURE.
JOHN F. KENNEDY
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11 Digital Transformation Quotes To Lead Change & Inspire Action

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Digital transformation is a ubiquitous, sometimes confusing phrase appearing everywhere these days from conference sessions to consulting groups. Whether you consider it an exhausted buzzword or an evolving disruptive trend, it can't be ignored.

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11 Digital Transformation Quotes To Lead Change & Inspire Action

  1. 1. 11 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION QUOTES
  2. 2. LESS THAN 1% OF DATA IN BUSINESSES IS ANALYZED AND TURNED INTO BENEFITS SAP
  3. 3. IN TODAY’S ERA OF VOLATILITY, THERE IS NO OTHER WAY BUT TO RE-INVENT. THE ONLY SUSTAINABLE ADVANTAGE YOU CAN HAVE OVER OTHERS IS AGILITY, THAT’S IT. BECAUSE NOTHING ELSE IS SUSTAINABLE, EVERYTHING ELSE YOU CREATE, SOMEBODY ELSE WILL REPLICATE. JEFF BEZOS, AMAZON FOUNDER
  4. 4. AT LEAST 40% OF ALL BUSINESSES WILL DIE IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS… IF THEY DON’T FIGURE OUT HOW TO CHANGE THEIR ENTIRE COMPANY TO ACCOMMODATE NEW TECHNOLOGIES. JOHN CHAMBERS, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, CISCO SYSTEM
  5. 5. THE LAST TEN YEARS OF IT HAVE BEEN ABOUT CHANGING THE WAY PEOPLE WORK. THE NEXT TEN YEARS OF IT WILL BE ABOUT TRANSFORMING YOUR BUSINESS. AARON LEVIE, CEO OF BOX
  6. 6. IT’S NO LONGER THE BIG BEATING THE SMALL, BUT THE FAST BEATING THE SLOW. ERIC PEARSON, CIO, INTERNATIONAL HOTEL GROUP (IHG)
  7. 7. 90% OF CEOS BELIEVE THE DIGITAL ECONOMY WILL IMPACT THEIR INDUSTRY, BUT LESS THAN 15% ARE EXECUTING ON A DIGITAL STRATEGY. MIT SLOAN AND CAPGEMINI
  8. 8. YOU CAN’T DELEGATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR YOUR COMPANY… YOU AND YOUR EXECUTIVES HAVE TO OWN IT! EXECUTIVES NEED TO ENGAGE, EMBRACE AND ADOPT NEW WAYS OF WORKING WITH THE LATEST AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES. BARRY ROSS, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER, ROSS & ROSS INTERNATIONAL
  9. 9. WE’RE ONLY AT THE VERY, VERY BEGINNING OF THIS NEXT GENERATION OF COMPUTING AND I THINK THAT EVERY INDUSTRY LEADER WILL BE THE ONES THAT TRANFORMS FIRST. I DON’T CARE WHAT INDUSTRY YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT. KIM STEVENSON, CIO, INTEL
  10. 10. IT IS NOT THE STRONGEST OF THE SPECIES THAT SURVIVES, NOR THE MOST INTELLIGENT THAT SURVIVES. IT IS THE ONE THAT IS THE MOST ADAPTABLE TO CHANGE. CHARLES DARWIN
  11. 11. IT LEADERS, CIOS SPECIFICALLY, NEED TO STOP BEING SO PASSIVE. I VIEW THE ROLE OF IT, THE ROLE OF THE CIO AS BEING FRANKLY ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT, IF NOT THE MOST IMPORTANT ROLE AT THE LEADERSHIP TABLE TODAY. BECAUSE COMPANY CIOS THAT CAN’T UNDERSTAND HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO CHANGE THEIR BUSINESS MODELS ARE GOING TO FIND THEMSELVES SOMEWHAT OUT OF JOBS. JEFF IMMELT, CEO, GE
  12. 12. CHANGE IS THE LAW OF LIFE AND THOSE WHO LOOK ONLY TO THE PAST OR PRESENT ARE CERTAIN TO MISS THE FUTURE. JOHN F. KENNEDY

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