Gartner Research

Digital Business Technologies Are Changing the Nature of Change

Published: 06 August 2014

ID: G00263983

Analyst(s): Daryl Plummer , Janelle Hill

Summary

Digital business technologies are disrupting business operations in ways that have not previously been seen. IT leaders should act as change agents by adapting their thinking, their methods and their technologies to support fluidic change and by becoming proponents of digital technology.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • The "Machines" of Digital Business
  • Digitalization Changes the Nature of Change
  • Three Types of Change
    • Episodic Change
    • Serial Change
    • Fluidic Change
  • Recommendations
  • Conclusion

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