According to research conducted by Harvard Business School, digital leaders -- enterprises that embraced Digital Transformation -- saw their three-year average gross margins at 55%, compared to only 37% for digital laggards -- the companies that were not prepared to transform their businesses digitally. And when it came to earnings, digital leaders posted an average net income of 11% while digital laggards only had 7% net income. In today's highly competitive business environment, Digital Transformation is no longer optional -- it is an imperative, a necessity in order for enterprises to remain competitive or even just to stay afloat. To keep up with Digital Transformation, enterprises must understand where it is going. In this post, we explore five important trends that will help enterprises discern where the digital revolution is heading this 2018.