The digitalization of data has forever changed the way businesses operate today. Using paper files has since been replaced by storing data on more durable assets, including servers, networks, hard drives, solid state drives, virtual machines and USB flash drives. Meanwhile, 60 percent of the data center-based IT assets that organizations rely on to conduct business and deliver services will be in colocation, hosting and cloud environments, predicts International Data Corporation.
Digitalization hasn’t only affected the way businesses produce, store, transfer and remove data; it has also become a catalyst for mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets, mobile PCs and wearables, to become the first go-to device for communications and content. The mobile-first era of communications is so prevalent that Gartner estimates that more than 50 percent of users will use a tablet or smartphone first for all online activities by 2018.Digital transformation reshapes every aspect of a business. As digital technology continues to evolve, we believe that successful digital transformation will require careful collaboration, thoughtful planning, and the inclusion of every department.
During recent years, we’ve seen shifts in how traditional leadership roles operate, as silos break down and the scopes of various roles widen and change. Digital transformation has morphed from a trend to a central component of modern business strategy.
Digital data and devices are key components to growing a business today ”“ whether it’s the increased use of cloud environments and data centers to store data or mobile devices
becoming the go-to device for communications and data. We asked influential tech, mobile and data security thought leaders from DLA Piper, Mobile Payments Today, Jurrinov Ltd. and Blancco Technology Group for their take on the 5 biggest trends that will transform the digitalization of business this year.
Download this eBook to understand how mobile misdiagnosis, privacy weaknesses in connected ”˜things’ and privacy as a point of differentiation are trends that will have an impact on your data and device management.