Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 4 - Page 30

TRENDING • 46% believe that digital transformation will have a bigger impact on their company than Brexit or the upcoming European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) • Agility (31%), capability (28%) and efficiency (23%) are perceived to be the most important aspects of digital transformation. Only 9% of those surveyed consider productivity to be most important “ OVER HALF OF THOSE SURVEYED ARE UNAWARE OF, DON’T UNDERSTAND, OR DON’T KNOW HOW DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WILL APPLY TO THEIR ORGANISATIONS. The survey highlights a concerning gap between general awareness of digital transformation and an understanding of the practical awareness, knowledge and planning that L&D professionals need to undertake to prepare their organisations. “Organisations across all industry verticals are faced with the task of supporting the convergence of technical and business acumen. Digital transformation is not just about embracing new technology, it is about a change in the way people think and how the organisational culture supports innovation,” said Steve Wainwright, Managing Director for EMEA at the Skillsoft Group. “Skillsoft’s new digital transformation course series is designed to help organisations address this challenge and prepare for the road ahead in industry- changing technologies such as cloud, data analytics and Internet of Things.” n “ SKILLSOFT’S NEW DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION COURSE SERIES IS DESIGNED TO HELP ORGANISATIONS ADDRESS THIS CHALLENGE AND PREPARE FOR THE ROAD AHEAD. 30 INTELLIGENTCIO Steve Wainwright, Managing Director for EMEA at the Skillsoft Group www.intelligentcio.com