Amazon Versus Alibaba Versus Your Enterprise

Published: 19 December 2018 ID: G00367502

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Amazon and Alibaba Group are increasingly disrupting many industries. But a conundrum exists in that they can simultaneously be a competitor and a partner to enterprises. This research highlights their current and potential disruptions and how CIOs should help their organizations deal with them.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Introduction
    • A Snapshot of Amazon and Alibaba
      • Amazon and Alibaba Both Have Digital Culture at Their Core
      • Who Are Amazon and Alibaba Competing Against?
    • How Their Growth Plans Impact All Enterprises
      • Considering Amazon and Alibaba as Enterprise Competitors
      • Considering Amazon and Alibaba as Enterprise Partners
      • CIOs and Digital Business Leaders Should Act Now
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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