Decoding the Digirati: Success factors behind leadership in Digital Transformation

2. Expectations vs Reality: The Digital Delusion.

In the second part of our mini-series, we explore some of the most commons leadership expectations of digital transformation and their potential pitfalls.

With the rapid adoption of every digital innovation, many organisations have succeeded at digital transformations, for the rest to believe it is an easy business change to implement.

While there are myriad benefits of digital transformation, there are just as many specific pitfalls with this form of change. This can result in a ‘reality gap’ between initial expectations and common disappointments that many encounter.

Below we look at the four of the most common expectations and their associated pitfalls.


In the next edition we explore the first of three editions on the Gate One Digital Transformation Model in Model for Digital Transformations – Understand and Design .