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Amid the coronavirus-driven turbulence that has rocked the global economy in 2020, businesses large and small find themselves at an inflection point.
Prior to the pandemic, many enterprises not only recognized the long-term need to streamline operations and enhance their digital capabilities but had also begun adjusting their operations to align with the larger shift toward ecommerce, greater reliance on online touchpoints and internal digital transformation. But even businesses that were ahead of the curve were thrown for a loop when the Covid outbreak forced them to move almost entirely online within a few weeks.
Several months in, it’s clear that this shift was more than a makeshift solution for dealing with the pandemic. There won’t be a return to the old normal before businesses once again gradually plan