Cloud Computing: The human-shaped stumbling block in the path of digital transformation

Grazed from Information-Age. Author: Ben Rossi.

There is a certain irony in the fact that, for all its rhetoric of innovation and sophisticated technology, digital transformation ultimately relies on that most basic and capricious of forces: human intelligence and habit.

The digital transformation agenda has largely focused on the strictly technical elements of making these kinds of big changes. This is understandable: the technicalities of digital transformation are complex, and there’s such a wide host of different options that guidance is necessary just to make sense of the landscape...

However, ultimately the fruits of digital transformation will be delivered through human skills – people using data analytics to pick out tasty insights, employees accessing documents on the move through the cloud – or else it’s all pointless...

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