This IDC Perspective discusses the necessity to undertake a comprehensive business transformation evaluation effort. The document stresses that digital transformation activities are an enabler and support the required desired outcome. In addition, the document recommends the reevaluation of product and service partners and engaging with ones that have an active, comprehensive, and collaborative partner ecosystem.
"The acceleration in digital transformation efforts presents a unique opportunity for IT organizations to accelerate innovation, enable agility, and enhance customer experience and satisfaction. While it is anticipated that partners will continue to play a pivotal role in future IT transformational activities, IT leaders need to reevaluate and align with partners that actively embrace their ecosystems," says Chris Webber, director, Strategic Alliances Research at IDC.