Since joining Quick Base as CEO a few months ago, I have seen businesses adapt, evolve, and flex into completely new ways of operating. The world has forced digitization in ways we have never seen before, and we are seeing the companies adapt in record time, in many cases with a reduction in staff and budget. Agility is no longer an add on, it is an imperative.
I am thrilled to announce, Drive Business Success with a Dual-Track Approach to Transformation, research conducted by the Harvard Business Review Analytic Services surveying over 400 IT leaders and CIO’s sponsored by Quick Base. This research explores the dual-track approach of transformation, where traditional transformation efforts run in parallel with rapid-cycle innovation of processes and workflows that cross the business.
Rapid-cycle innovation empowers individuals outside of IT to modernize their own workflows and rapidly improve the hundreds of existing operational processes that cross the business, often using a low-code platform to enable this approach.
The need for digital transformation isn’t going away, nor is it slowing down. In fact, the pace and scale of transformation now is like nothing we’ve ever seen before—you need to move even faster and drive operational agility in order to adapt and prepare for any changing environment.
Unfortunately, the traditional, grand-scale transformation strategies companies typically undertake to modernize are resource intensive and often take years to complete—it simply isn’t enough. Additionally, focusing on only this type of transformation often leaves gaps, with many needs across the business never addressed.
It’s never been more important for organizations to get more out of their technology and people, empowering anyone across an organization to fill in the gaps and build the solutions they need that connect their data and systems.