Technology is the know-how of making valuable things happen. Innovation is the way humans derive value from new technology. Some humans, acting alone or in packs, will accelerate the potential of new technology and others will hold back.
It is thus with digital transformation, a very broad set of game-changing technologies available today and evolving, as Bill Gates wrote, at the speed of thought. The accelerators actively engage in digitalisation, impacting the laggards whether they like it or not. Consider the progress of some digitalisation accelerators.