The pandemic has severely disrupted the manufacturing world; entire sectors shutting down, and manufacturers implementing partial sleep mode, in order to focus on customer-critical operations and business continuity plans. Hoverer, digital transformation programs are not immune to these abrupt changes.
At the same time, there is an increased sense of urgency for firms to get on board the digital transformation train. As seen in the eBook The Common Sense Guide to Digital Transformation, a different type of digital transformation is required in the industrial world. This is called digital transformation 2.0.
‘The ‘New Normal’ will be much more practical, realistic, and focused on impact. This is what was actually lacking in digital transformation 1.0, especially considering the poor track record of success.’