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The Digital Business Environment Resets Competitive Positions — CIOs in Emerging Economies Must Move Fast

Published: 30 January 2015

ID: G00273536

Analyst(s): Cassio Dreyfuss


The possibilities created by digital business redefine markets and disrupt the rules of competition — and enterprises will restart from a clean slate. CIOs in emerging economies must move in with new business models and strategies, helping their enterprises seize this new competitive opportunity.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Harness Intangible Assets
  • Leverage Agility and Flexibility
  • Reach Out — Beyond IT — to Internal and External Partners
  • Take Advantage of an Unregulated Environment
  • Advance Into Open Spaces
  • Combine Unusual Business and Business as Usual
  • Lead Your Enterprise
  • Act Now!

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