Digital transformation: How to get people to buy in
Gail Evans, chief digital officer at Mercer, says an enterprise's so-called digital laggards will get behind digital transformation once they understand its value to them. Watch Now
The 2018 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium had no shortage of high-level IT executives and CIOs in attendance. SearchCIO had the pleasure of catching up with some of them on site, conducting one-on-one interviews on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Mass. The goal: To hear directly from practitioners about the challenges, benefits, intricacies and enterprise-wide impacts of implementing a successful digital transformation strategy. Of course, the IT executives we talked to -- which included CIOs, CDOs and IT consultants -- had plenty of strategic advice for those going through the digital transformation process. Enjoy our video guide on digital leadership.
1How transformation happens: Digital leadership at Airtel, Land O'Lakes
Innovation comes in many forms and these IT execs are no stranger to most of them. In this section, IT execs, including the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership award winner Harmeen Mehta, discuss ways in which they -- and others -- are bringing in new processes, technologies and mindsets to help accelerate organizations' digital transformation strategy.
2Digital transformation strategy
Taking on a digital leadership role can be tricky, because the rules of digital transformation are still being written. This section delves into the common challenges CIOs face in the digital transformation process, including how the CIO role is being impacted.