Friday, 22 February 2019

Digital Transformation – the difference between winning and losing is the execution and the timing

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Wednesday 31 October 18

As telcos loos to facilitate their own digital transformations, the margins between success and failure can be extremely fine

Whether an operator’s Digital Transformation is successful or not will depend on its execution and timing, according to Thomas Chalumeau, Strategy Director at Orange MEA.    Making the comments during an exclusive Total Telecom Congress panel, titled “Restructuring Business Models to Accelerate Digitalisation,” Chalumeau stated that Digital Transformation depends on a strong overall business model.    “I am struck by the fact that the industry is moving in the same direction but what will make the difference between the winners and the losers is the execution and timing,” he said.    Chalumeau also explained how Digital Transformation and the ‘agile culture’ are much more than buzz words and go beyond being an evolution of something companies were already doing…

Whether an operator’s Digital Transformation is successful or not will depend on its execution and timing, according to Thomas Chalumeau, Strategy Director at Orange MEA.    Making the comments during an exclusive Total Telecom Congress panel, titled “Restructuring Business Models to Accelerate Digitalisation,” Chalumeau stated that Digital Transformation depends on a strong overall business model.    “I am struck by the fact that the industry is moving in the same direction but what will make the difference between the winners and the losers is the execution and timing,” he said.    Chalumeau also explained how Digital Transformation and the ‘agile culture’ are much more than buzz words and go beyond being an evolution of something companies were already doing…

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