Moving from "Best Practice" to "Next Practice" to Drive Effective Digital Transformation

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Moving from "Best Practice" to "Next Practice" to Drive Effective Digital Transformation

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Posted December 17, 2015 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Digital Transformation & Innovation Bootcamp Cutter Business Technology Journal

In this article, the authors argue the past is a poor playbook for the future when it comes to delivering real business value from technology. Whilst successful exploitation of legacy technologies is critical, the best practices that the IT industry has promoted and applied for the last 20 years have little value in this endeavor. In a fundamentally changed world, technologists will need to embrace and adopt "next practices" if they are to be successful. Before moving on to this challenge, though, we first need to establish that the situation we face as technologists has indeed changed fundamentally.