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Four Ways Enterprise Architects Can Help Chief Strategy Officers Conquer Digital Disruptions

Published: 17 April 2017

ID: G00327294

Analyst(s): Matthew Goldman , Saul Brand


Digital disruptions are upending industries, putting established companies at risk, and few CSOs are disruption-ready. To thrive in the digital era, enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must educate CSOs about what the enterprise architecture program can do to help them.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Become a Key Advisor to Your CSO by Creating a New Competitive Playbook That Focuses on Innovation and Collaboration
    • CSO Challenges
    • What Can EA Leaders Do to Help?
  • Facilitate the Drive From Value Chains to Value Ecosystems by Providing a Holistic Perspective That Crosses the Business Ecosystem
    • CSO Challenges
    • What Can EA Leaders Do to Help?
  • Promote High-Impact Customer-Centric Solutions by Designing and Enabling the Digital Platform
    • CSO Challenges
    • What Can EA Leaders Do to Help?
  • Enable Operational Flexibility; Help the CSO Pivot Agilely by Making Innovation and Collaboration Simple, Effective and Routine
    • CSO Challenges
    • What Can EA Leaders Do to Help?
  • Get Ready to Support Your CSO

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