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Why a Successful Digital Transformation Starts with Failure
May 18th, 2017

Why a Successful Digital Transformation Starts with Failure

Failure isn't always a bad thing. When it comes to creating a successful digital transformation companies who succeed are the ones who fail, and fail fast.

Summary

It’s been said that Thomas Edison designed thousands of light bulb prototypes before he created one that could actually be used by the masses. Imagine if he had thrown in the towel after his first 10 attempts? Or his first 1,000? DANIEL NEWMAN

Newman poses an interesting question. If Edison hadn’t taken all those attempts to create a lightbulb, what would lighting look like today? Be glad you will never have to know. What Edison did is what many businesses today need to try. He failed, but he failed fast. This allowed him the chance to perfect his invention, just like businesses who fail fast have the chance to create a successful digital transformation.

Do you want to know more about why a successful digital transformation starts with failure? Then keep reading, Daniel Newman discusses this further in his blog post found on Cox Blue.

Who Should Read This Article

Are you a CIO who is working to create a successful digital transformation in your business? Then check out this article to find out how to make that possible.

What You Will Learn

You know all those companies who have transformed their businesses and for the better? Well, learn how they did it in this article.  Newman shares the qualities businesses who aren't afraid to fail, have. These include:

  • They don't hide their failure, they embrace it.
  • They change course when they need to.
  • They live by the Agile methodology.

Take Away

Failure isn't always a bad thing. When it comes to creating a successful digital transformation companies who succeed are the ones who fail, and fail fast.

Read the full article at Secret To Digital Transformation Success: Fail Fast To Innovate Faster

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