If you have bootstrapped a business, as I have more than once, then you will know that you just have to embrace #digital technology.  At a micro scale that is easy with plentiful applications and services a click away in the #cloud.

When you are a big business with a legacy of technology accumulated over many decades and with people and processes linked to the evolution of that legacy it is much harder to adapt.

Couple of thoughts on this.

Spotted this article from heavy hitters McKinsey and a worthwhile read.

Of course there is always a gulf between the theory and practice and that is why I co-wrote a book Thinking of..Building a Digital Operating Model …. Ask the Smart Questions that digs deep in assisting the business and technology teams to collaborate on ‘making it happen’ as McKinsey describe.

Click here to access the book. You may be surprised who commissioned the book!