The recipe for a digital transformation is essentially very easy. Take a company's processes, add digital systems to them as a technological foundation, and combine them with innovative business models. Et voilà, the basic substance of a tasty - pardon - successful digitalisation strategy. But are these three combined ingredients really enough to achieve the greatest possible benefit for the customer? No matter how much desire to innovate or how great the urge for technological advances, companies should never disregard the customer's needs, but rather should focus corporate actions on the customer's demand.
The Bitkom technology radar is a useful tool for those looking for an overview of the current state of mind of the information and communication technology industry (ITC industry). As demonstrated in the annual trend survey from the digital association Bitkom , this year IT security is the number-one high-tech topic for 59% of companies. It is followed by cloud computing, Industry 4.0, Big Data and the Internet of Things. In other words, the topic of data and infrastructure security plays a decisive role in the context of the digital transformation of companies.