Gartner Research

The Gartner Travel Guide to the First Digital Decade

Published: 05 August 2013

ID: G00255443

Analyst(s): Lee Weldon, Jeffrey Cole, Stephanie Woerner, Mark McDonald


This guide combines Gartner's research and views on the subject with insights from 30 thought leaders. It discusses the decade's recent history, culture and institutions, raises issues about the digital future and offers practical planning advice.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Question
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • How this report will help


Executive Summary

  • About this guide
  • Introducing the First Digital Decade
  • Experiencing the First Digital Decade
  • Things to see and do
  • Learn how to live like a local
  • Getting started on your journey

About This Guide

  • Introducing your guide
  • Using your guide

Introducing the First Digital Decade

  • A map to guide your journey

Experiencing the First Digital Decade

  • A brief history
  • Emergence of the First Digital Decade
  • The First Digital Decade begins to take shape
  • What sets the First Digital Decade apart

Things to See and Do

  • Your guide to the must-see attractions
  • Connections link you to the edge cities
  • What to buy

Learn How to Live Like a Local

  • Get to know the locals
  • How the locals think
  • How the locals live and work
  • How the locals learn
  • How the locals create value

Getting Started on Your Journey

  • Have your passport ready
  • Plan your itinerary
  • Conclusion

Appendix: Tips From Fellow Travelers

  • Exploring the future
  • Innovating at your enterprise
  • Developing your culture
  • Taking risks
  • Managing technology

Further Reading

  • Related content
  • Gartner Executive Programs reports
  • Core research
  • Books
  • Articles
  • Websites

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