Gartner Research

Talent on the Digital Frontier: The Stakes Rise in Digital Business

Published: 18 September 2013

ID: G00247135

Analyst(s): Diane Morello

Summary

Competition for talent will make or break digital business success, so say 90% of people in a new Gartner survey. CIOs and executives should expect digital business expertise to spread, organizational change to mount and new ways to locate talent to surface.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • As digital business becomes the lingua franca of enterprises, CIOs must tap into technology expertise across organizations and business domains
  • Revenue ambitions will go unmet if CIOs and senior executives ignore the cultural and organizational challenges that accompany digital business
  • In the quest for digital expertise, CIOs and HR executives who master talent orchestration and invest in social and behavioral sciences will break away from the pack

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