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Maverick* Research: The Era of Digital Colonization

Published: 27 September 2016

ID: G00305917

Analyst(s): Thomas Oestreich

Summary

With the digital world now part of our daily lives, it is time to rethink our position in it, fight getting colonized by it and make participation a choice rather than an obligation. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table Of Contents
  • *Maverick Research
    • Introduction
    • Our Perception of the Digital World and Its Hidden Principles
    • The Era of Digital Colonization
    • Conclusion and Recommendations
    • Quo Vadis, Mundus Digitalis?

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