David Seacombe and Fortune Nwaiwu discuss digital transformation, why it is important and practical implementation.  In this 36 minute conversation David answers a number of questions from Fortune, as he gathers information for his university dissertation.

The questions are:

  1. What is digital transformation to you?
  2. Do you consider digital transformation to be important to your organisation? If yes, why?
  3. What elements of digital transformation do you consider to be the most important?
  4. Which functional areas or business processes, in your opinion, would yield most value to your business organisation from being digitally transformed?
  5. Where should businesses start from in their quest to achieve digital transformation?
  6. In your opinion, what do you think could be the main obstacles in achieving digital transformation for your organisation?
  7. In your experience on digital transformation projects, what were the things that went according to the plans, and what were those that didn't go according to plans?
  8. In your opinion, what are the most influential technologies for digital transformation to you?
  9. Why do you think so many organisations are struggling to succeed with their digital transformation initiatives?
  10. What are the things you consider in deciding if a digital transformation initiative can be classified as successful?
  11. How do you measure success of digital transformation initiatives?