You have signed an agreement with a digital partner. You brought them on because you were hoping that they would help hasten the process of digital transformation. However, something does not feel right, and they keep missing important deadlines.
In today's economy, retailers are being forced to trim margins to battle a marketplace of global competition, slow growth, increasingly demanding customers and rising costs.
A true technology partner provides many benefits that a technology vendor cannot provide. A vendor might sell you a piece of hardware or software, but a technology partner will make sure that it is the best solution for your specific situation.
To some, the relationship between technology and humans is a bit like the "chicken or the egg" question. There are those who feel that technology is in the driver's seat, and when an innovative technology appears, clever marketers make people believe that they must have it.
In the modern world, technology is never stagnant. Each new innovation opens the possibilities for additional innovations. In IT, more powerful hardware allows for more powerful software. Smaller components allow the development of new products.