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Rising to the Challenge of Digital Business: Key Insights From the 2015 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Keynote

Published: 06 November 2015

ID: G00290064

Analyst(s): David Willis, Frank Buytendijk , Peter Sondergaard


Algorithms define the future of digital business. They turn big data into insights, automate processes, and differentiate products and services. But to capture this opportunity, CIOs will need more than just the right people and technology.

Table Of Contents


  • Digital Is Going Strong
  • Now Is the Time to Move From Control to Influence
  • Algorithmic Business Is Here
  • Security Is Increasingly Critical
  • A New Approach to Technology Investment Is Needed
  • Give, Take and Multiply to Exploit the Economics of Connections
    • Give and Take
    • Multiply
  • Curb Value Inhibitors Through Influence, Divestment and Trust
    • Give Up Control for Influence
    • Fight Inertia Through a Practice of Aggressive Divestment
    • Trust and Earn Trust
  • Appendix
    • Examples

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