It Pays to have a Digitally Savvy Board
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By Peter Weill, Thomas Apel, Stephanie L. Woerner, and Jennifer S. Banner, MIT Sloan Management Review, March 12, 2019

Boards of directors have many issues competing for their attention, but being digitally conversant in an era of digital transformation is quickly rising to the top of the list. Nearly all companies are looking for ways that technology can be used to improve their business models, customer experience, operational efficiency, and more — and boards must help them move forward at a sufficient pace, advocating for change by supporting and sometimes nudging their CEOs. Those that do are likely to see better financial results than those that don’t.

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