Digital transformation is on the minds of most data center managers today—every enterprise today is undergoing some form of it. In fact, IDC reports
that spending on digital transformation is expected to surpass $2.1 trillion by 2021.
Once digital transformation projects are implemented successfully, they pay off. A recent Ninex report found that approximately 94% of decision makers
believe their digital transformation efforts are successful in delivering a return on investment (ROI).
Unfortunately however, most digital transformation projects aren’t implemented successfully. Research by McKinsey
shows that 70% of large-scale change programs don’t reach their stated goals.
Check out this infographic to see the 8 primary reasons why:
8 reasons why so many digital transformation initiatives fail
Research by McKinsey
shows that 70% of large-scale change programs don’t reach their stated goals. Here are the primary causes for digital transformation failure in today’s enterprises and the percentage of organizations that cite these issues as problems.
Getting the right information to the right person
in charge of implementing a particular phase of a project (75%)
Reliance on paper scanning
as the most important form of capturing information (72%)
Migrating data from legacy systems
into more modern technology (59%)
Lack of robust, enterprise-information governance policies
Insufficient training for employees
Lack of executive buy-in
Insufficient in-house talent
If your data center customers are having problems implementing their digital transformation initiatives and you’d like advice on what assistance you can offer them, contact Samuel Alt
or Nick Vermiglio
, our data center experts.