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Digital Business Transformation: Turning the Digital Dream into Reality

Published: 20 October 2015

ID: G00292285

Analyst(s): Patrick Meehan, Tomas Nielsen


CIOs must move beyond creating digital awareness in the organization. For a successful digital business transformation, they must develop digital business principles, a digital business blueprint and a digital business execution plan.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Question
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • How This Report Will Help


  • Acknowledgments

Executive Summary

  • Digital is dominating the agenda
  • Fostering a drive for digital business
  • Designing a digital business
  • Delivering on the digital promise

Fostering a drive for digital business

  • Does your organization have a drive for digital business?
  • Digital business drive: Plans, tools and actions

Designing a digital business

  • What does digital business design mean for us?

Delivering on the digital promise

  • What it means to deliver
  • Digital business delivery: Plans, tools and actions

Conclusion: Embedding drive, design and delivery

Appendix: Case Studies

  • BBVA is making both technical and organizational changes to deliver on digital business
  • Gentofte Municipality uses savvy digital leadership to improve local government
  • SCA’s mandate for change relies on better input and deeper insight
  • Using technology demonstrations at Stena to engage the organization

Further Reading

  • Related content
  • Executive Programs reports
  • Core research
  • Book
  • Article

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