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Five Best Practices Enterprise Architects Can Use to Respond to Digital Disruptions

Published: 27 April 2017

ID: G00325974

Analyst(s): Betsy Burton , Chet Geschickter , Mike Walker


A Gartner survey on digital disruptions shows that a clear focus, scope and governance for innovation are critical for responding to resulting opportunities and risks. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders should follow these practices in their innovation efforts.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Proactively Scan and Respond to Digital Disruptions
    • Recommendations
  • Establish a Diverse Trendspotting Capability
    • Recommendations
  • Scope Innovation Efforts Based on Strategic Priorities
    • Recommendations
  • Focus on Collaborative Governance, Less on Assurance
    • Recommendations
  • Look for Threats as Much as Opportunities
    • Recommendations


  • Methodology

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