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Adjust Your Investments in Digital Business to Exploit the Economics of Connections

Published: 16 March 2016

ID: G00301320

Analyst(s): Don Scheibenreif , Hank Barnes , Michael Smith, Betsy Burton


With the Internet of Things joining people and businesses in the connected world, the value of all these assets expands greatly. Enterprise architecture leaders must apply new approaches to capitalize on the new economics of connections.

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Impacts and Recommendations

  • EA practitioners will factor dynamic agents into the economics of connections within their digital business strategy
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  • EA practitioners will use the economics of connections to guide how, when and if organizations invest in assets
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  • Economics of connections will lead EA practitioners to focus more on exploring the opportunities and risks of business moments
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  • Economics of connections will require EA practitioners to define and track new leading indicators
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