Monday, March 11, 2019 11:30 AM|Monday, March 11, 2019 12:15 PM
Winning in a World of Digital Dragons
Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner
A key aspect of the increasingly important global digital narrative is the role of digital dragons. These organizations, like Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent (BAT), and Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple (GAFA), have digital-first cultures, are digital employers of choice, have highly scalable services, data mastery, deep pockets, evolving platforms and ecosystems with powerful capabilities. They have increasing ambition that crosses and blurs industry boundaries. How should traditional companies and governments think about them, plan with them in mind, and choose whether and how to use, compete, partner or ignore them?