Don’t waste a good crisis: 6 real-life lessons in digital transformation

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A crisis might be just what you need to kick start your digital transformation. For Mircom, a Canadian-based manufacturer and distributor of smart building solutions, a 2019 email security incident led to a highly successful company transformation, completed within a few months. “Every problem is an opportunity,” said Jason Falbo, Mircom’s Chief Technology Officer, at…

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