The Importance of Having a Purpose in Digital Transformation and Innovation
So many companies are investing in digital transformation and corporate innovation strategies to compete for the future. They’re typically led by technology and aimed at growth areas such as customer experience (CX). In actuality, these efforts are most often not that innovative…they’re a bit more iterative than groundbreaking. That’s ok, but these times necessitate a balance of innovation and iteration.
Many organizations are simply investing in new technologies and expertise to simply modernize legacy models, processes and systems. However, to compete for the future, to earn market relevance, modernization is just not good enough. You have to give innovation a purpose. You have to give meaning to your work so that the organization can stand behind something that’s meaningful and believable. Technology isn’t the answer. It’s an essential enabler of a greater vision and mission.
What’s your purpose?
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