Published January 6, 2017 by D!gitalist Magazine
Oxford Dictionaries recently chose the word “post-truth” as the 2016 word of the year, after events such as the Brexit referendum and a contentious U.S. presidential election. “Post-truth” refers to “circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”
Jonathan Becher writes: As far as I know, there is no equivalent word or phrase of the year for the technology and business sectors. But if there was, “digital transformation” might be the one. Everyone is talking about digital transformation. Yet, fewer are doing anything meaningful about moving ahead on a true digital transformation journey. There’s an element of “post-truth” – or a disconnect from the facts – in many discussions. Let’s see if I can help you sort through the hype and move a little closer to gaining a realistic understanding of your digital transformation journey.
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