Why is Information Management Modernization So Important Right NOW?
The combination of cloud technologies plus mobile is a volatile one when it comes to the sustainability of existing organizations. We’ve never before been in a disruptive environment quite like this one, and it demands much more agile approaches to IT. Established incumbents are being challenged on every front. Consider the following:
In the banking industry, Better Mortgage can qualify a mortgage loan in 3-minutes and approve it within 24-hours.
In the transportation industry, who could have predicted that Uber and Lyft could disrupt a protected and regulated industry like taxis?
Apple’s combination of the iPod and the iTunes store completely redefined the music industry.
Netflix built an entirely new movie creation and delivery industry, originally around the frustrations of renting videos from Blockbuster.
Advertising-driven search and social platforms like Google and Facebook continue to revolutionize the news and media industries.
Even in government, the “Amazon-ing” of customer experiences in the consumer realm revolutionizes what constituents expect from government services and how long they are willing to wait for it.
Conventional wisdom usually holds that traditional organizations face inevitable “incumbent disruption” when faced with these kinds of new competitors. And because of the inability of many organizations to modernize their information infrastructures to create new customer experiences, the conventional wisdom often proves true.
But there is another way of looking at “incumbent disruption.” Find out more in our new tip sheet, What does Information Management “Modernization” Really Mean?
About John Mancini
John Mancini is the President of Content Results, LLC and the Past President of AIIM. He is a well-known author, speaker, and advisor on information management, digital transformation and intelligent automation. John is a frequent keynote speaker and author of more than 30 eBooks on a variety of topics. He can be found on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook as jmancini77. Recent keynote topics include: The Stairway to Digital Transformation Navigating Disruptive Waters — 4 Things You Need to Know to Build Your Digital Transformation Strategy Getting Ahead of the Digital Transformation Curve Viewing Information Management Through a New Lens Digital Disruption: 6 Strategies to Avoid Being “Blockbustered” Specialties: Keynote speaker and writer on AI, RPA, intelligent Information Management, Intelligent Automation and Digital Transformation. Consensus-building with Boards to create strategic focus, action, and accountability. Extensive public speaking and public relations work Conversant and experienced in major technology issues and trends. Expert on inbound and content marketing, particularly in an association environment and on the Hubspot platform. John is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the College of William and Mary, and holds an M.A. in Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.