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Take Digital to the Core — Harness Three Forces to Win in Digital Business

Published: 25 September 2015

ID: G00291662

Analyst(s): Graham Waller, Mark Raskino

Summary

Digital business is not optional — three key external forces will compel executives to act. Leadership is needed from CEOs and CIOs to explore and exploit these forces for success.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Resolution revolution creates high-value innovation possibilities in almost all industries, and, as a result, every industry will be digitally remastered and every company must adapt to the new industry reality
    • Actions for Boards of Directors, CEOs and CHROs
    • Actions for Strategy Officers, Product Development Executives, CIOs and CDOs
  • Compound uncertainty results in valuable, but risky, new market opportunities that await a triple tipping point, and incumbents must exploit them for advantage or ignore them at their peril
    • Actions for CIOs, CDOs, CMOs, and Legal and Regulatory Officers
  • Boundary blurring between industries can make moves into adjacent markets easier, and that changes a company's set of competitors and collaborators
    • Actions for CEOs, Business Unit Leaders, Competitor Specialists and Strategy Officers

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