The World Economic Forum recommends
businesses consider disrupting themselves
from within by hiring more diverse workers —
The World Economic Forum is not the only organization concerned. Accenture’s “Technology Vision
2019” reports that digitally unsavvy businesses should
expect short shelf lives.
“Just as people no longer say they live in the ‘age
of electricity,’ the days of calling something digital to
insinuate that it is new and innovative are numbered,”
the Accenture report states. “The word is already passé
in the consumer space. Soon, it will be the same for
enterprise. There is no need to say you are a ‘digital
business.’ If you’re still in business, investing in digital is
The Accenture report also explains what “post-
digital” means for companies.
Accenture advises companies to double down on
completing their digital transformations to get the most
value from those investments.
Meanwhile, those companies should “turn a strate-
gic eye toward what’s next.”
“Your digitized organization will be the foundation
from which you drive all future innovation. … The
next era will be one of massive customer, employee, ©