Every Organization Needs a Digital Platform Strategy


Published: 12 October 2016 ID: G00316151

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Summary

Not every organization should assume a leadership role in a business ecosystem; however, every organization needs a digital platform strategy. CIOs must collaborate with their business counterparts to integrate digital platform development into their technology and business strategic planning.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • Explore — Business ecosystem participation will affect how CIOs determine strategic and operational investments
    • Plan — Digital platform strategies require CIOs to integrate business and technology planning
    • Deliver — Business and technology opportunities and risks will significantly influence how CIOs support digital platforms
    • Evolve — As business ecosystems expand, CIOs will have to manage increasingly complex digital platform architectures
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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