When commercially available computers first came on the scene in the late 1970’s and early 80’s, most people thought of them merely as a way to enhance existing methods. Word processing saved time over typing. Spreadsheets saved long hours of punching numbers into a calculator. AutoCAD made it possible to do faster, more accurate design calculations.
“Every CEO is talking about digital transformation right now,” a General Assembly executive recently said. In late 2018, Salesforce's Marc Benioff said the spending cycle is stronger than he's seen previously as well.