We’ve had ten years of digital transformation initiatives. Companies that have reached a maturity level now invest in software-defined operating platforms. These platforms are tech stacks that evolve and become very intimate with company operations. Companies need to think about these platforms holistically and develop a road map for the platform and operations together. Consequently, the core versus non-core aspect of technology services is no longer a useful construct for selecting third-party service providers or vendors. That old model is changing.