What is Digital Business Transformation? 

Digital Transformation seems to be a buzzword these days, but what does it truly mean? A digital transformation occurs when a business overhauls its processes, strategies, competencies, and activities to incorporate a mix of the newest technological opportunities into the organization to achieve desirable business outcomes. Those who have started to implement digital transformation initiatives are already benefiting from a more competitive, agile, collaborative, scalable, and secure working environment.


Businesses are constantly evolving, but what does it mean for one to transform? Within the evolving technological landscape or the digital age, companies are undergoing digital business transformations to better their efficiency and competitiveness in the marketplace. Digital business transformation refers to the leveraging of modern, cloud-based technologies to transform a company’s work and IT environments for the betterment of that business. And contrary to popular belief, these digital business transformations do not end with the implementation of new digital technology, artificial intelligence, or machine learning. Rather, they provide continued opportunities for businesses to operate better, collaborate more, expand services, and greatly enhance their customer experience methodology.

Everyone in a business is impacted by a digital transformation including business leaders, a company’s IT professionals, divisions using function-related software, and end-users. Despite the variety in position and responsibility, they all benefit from the following improvements. Read our blog to discover the business benefits of a digital transformation

  1. Gain Better Business Insight
  2. Protect and Control Data
  3. Simplify Processes
  4. Productivity as a Priority
  5. Modern Collaboration
  6. Reinvest and Reinvent

There is more to a digital business transformation than simply purchasing and implementing new technology. To achieve your business goals, a company’s employees must “buy in” to the transformation, and remain willing to adopt new practices. Regardless of IT and executive leadership, without business-wide support for implemented technological advancements, businesses will remain unable to maximize their return on investment. Learn more about what it takes to achieve the best culture for your transformation. 

  1. Communication and Transparency
  2. Clear Mission and Goals
  3. Champions for Change
  4. Culture of Collaboration

Everyone is talking about digital business transformation, but what does it truly mean to transform digitally? It occurs when an organization overhauls its processes, strategies, competencies and day-to-day business operations by leveraging technology capabilities to achieve desired business results. While the specific outcomes are unique to each business, these results often take the form of: improved operational and IT efficiency, greater employee productivity, reduced time to market, more agility with scalable systems, improved sales and marketing functions, stronger cybersecurity posture, and compliant practices. Digital business transformation is more of a technological journey than a simple, one-time transformation, but the results fundamentally reshape the business for the better.

When considering the implementation of digital transformation strategies, it is necessary for your business to proactively assess for potential setbacks. With all the business resources involved, the process is an intricate one, requiring careful planning to avoid costly mishaps, resulting in maximizing the process’s ROI. Learn more about these possible digital transformation challenges.

  1. Misaligned Priorities
  2. Culture
  3. Budgetary Constraints
  4. Time Constraints
  5. Legacy Infrastructure and Systems

Optimize Everyday Technical Business Processes

Contain, Optimize, and Reinvest Annual IT Spending

Support Employees with Modern Platforms

Meet Client Needs with Adaptive Processes

AIM Digital Transformation

Streamlined Communication

By transitioning to Microsoft 365, employees are able to work in a streamlined, collaborative, and secure environment.

Business Synergy

iCorps' Encompass program drives synergy between AIM's corporate employees and iCorps team of expert consultants.

iCorps Client Success Story: AIM

As an association that’s nearly 100 years old, AIM has always adapted to changing member needs, governmental structures, and technological expectations.
One of the first companies with whom iCorps worked to digitally transform, the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, now boasts a modern, secure, and collaborative workforce.

AIM's Digital Transformation  →

Begin Your Digital Transformation

The best place to begin a digital transformation is with an IT assessment. This will allow you to better understand your current operations, and potential for improvement. Once you have a thorough knowledge of your IT infrastructure, consider one of these solution types:

Cloud Computing Solutions

If your business isn't tapping into the benefits of the cloud yet, we can help. As an award-winning Microsoft cloud partner, we are uniquely qualified to assess your business's cloud readiness and determine which cloud IT solutions support your goals most effectively.  


Enterprise Security Solutions

Today's threat landscape is changing. Our custom solutions support on-premise and cloud-based businesses, securing critical data through regulatory and industry best practices. Learn more about protecting your business with enterprise security tools.  


Fully Managed IT Support

Your business relies on how effectively your technology performs and supports your daily operations.  The iCorps EncompassTM program is a proactive, predictable spend IT support services model that is ideal for businesses of all sizes.