article source: forbes.com
overview: If there's any certainty to be found in our still-unfolding global pandemic, it may be this: Businesses have to get ready — and fast — for whatever lies ahead. They simply can't afford to let stay-at-home measures and other elements of the lockdown, which caught many organizations off guard at the outset of the crisis, derail business plans once again. Temporary stopgap measures simply won't be enough.
The good news in that context is that digital transformation across industries appears to be picking up speed, in part due to the pressure of Covid-19. Nearly three-quarters of respondents in a recent survey conducted by AppDynamics, for example, said digital transformation projects that would typically take more than a year to be approved are being signed off on in a matter of weeks.