Digitalisation – watch out for ‘big bang’ myths

Or how agile thinking can help divide things down into bite-sized chunks and limit risks

If you look up the term ‘digitalisation’ on Google, you will get 5 million hits. A great many of this number will be offers to attend conferences or will claim to provide the perfect solution for your company. Digitalisation is all the rage.

But this is no passing fashion. Digitalisation has been a factor in the corporate world since the dawn of the IT age. What’s different today is how it has spread to every stratum in an organisation.

Technological advances have today opened up a way to maintain a steady flow of information between business units and administrative departments. Sometimes even customers will be included in this information flow.