Yes, we are becoming a digital-first society. In fact, 42% of CEOs say they are now “digital to the core," according to Gartner (registration required). Gartner also argues that a big part of digital success begins with redefining how value will be delivered through software.
We’ve come to fear that the software that drives our cars will be hacked or that the medical devices we implant in our bodies will be taken over by some evildoer who wants to inject a deadly amount of insulin just for the thrill. It doesn’t have to be that way -- and those instances are the rarity, not the norm.