We can view the five stages of digital transformation in overlapping chronological order, with the aim of learning from the efforts of others. Cloud computing alone, however, does not drive digital transformation. Acceptance: Digital transformationTrue digital transformation only happens when organizations reach clarity—yes, acceptance—on what digital transformation is about. To be sure, some organizations are achieving true digital transformation. If you understand where your enterprise sits on its digital journey, you will be better positioned to accelerate your progress toward real digital transformation, perhaps even bypassing a painful Kübler-Ross–like stage or two.