Gartner Research

Use Digital-Savvy Nonexecutive Advisors at All Levels of Your Business

Published: 11 June 2014

ID: G00260076

Analyst(s): Dave Aron , Jorge Lopez


As businesses enter the unfamiliar territory of a more digital world, their leaders should seek out and retain the support, as well as the challenge, of digital-savvy nonexecutives at all levels.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Recognize That Digitally Ignorant Boards Could Kill
  • Use Digital-Savvy Nonexecutives to Gain an "Unfair" Advantage
  • Find a Great Board-Level Digital-Savvy Nonexecutive
  • Consider the Use of Nonexecutives at All Levels

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