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Talent on the Digital Frontier: New Capabilities, Built Out Quickly, Will Dominate Digital Business

Published: 05 November 2013

ID: G00257633

Analyst(s): Diane Morello

Summary

Eight out of 10 business leaders in a recent Gartner survey admitted to needing adaptation and learning to fit the world of digital business. CIOs and digital business leaders will swiftly have to master new disciplines, capabilities and talent approaches.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Digital business is not synonymous with IT: The rapid evolution of digital business will trip up CIOs who underestimate the changes in expertise and competence
  • Advances in consumer technology will power digital business innovation, giving CIOs with experience in IT consumerization a distinct career advantage in digital business
  • The pressure to build digital capabilities quickly will cause CIOs to run headlong into slow and outdated talent management practices

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