Alvin Toffler (1928 – 2016) is famously quotes once saying: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.”
Many business leaders aren’t prepared for the amount of unlearning they will have to do in order to succeed in the increasingly demanding world of business. The average lifespan of a company listed on the S&P 500 Index has decreased by more than 50 years in the last century, from 67 years in the 1920s to just 15 years today.
In the last few years, we’ve seen “too big to fail” industry behemoths unexpectedly replaced by smaller, leaner and smarter businesses. This is as a result of, and supported by, the forces of globalisation, intense competition, evolving customer preferences, the power of the internet and the speed at which technology is changing.
Today, companies have to better position themselves
This short ebook provides insights on how business leaders and executives can begin their journey towards digitally transforming their operations to meet the evolving demands of their industry and customers. It provides real-life examples of local and global enterprises that have successfully embraced digital transformation to reinvent themselves and their product and service offerings.