Gartner Research

How to Recognize, Prioritize and Respond to Digital Disruption

Published: 15 May 2017

ID: G00329324

Analyst(s): Janelle Hill, Daryl Plummer

Summary

The virtual nature of digital disruptions makes them much more difficult to deal with than past technology-triggered disruptions. CIOs must work with their business peers to pre-empt digital disruption by becoming experts at recognizing, prioritizing and responding to early indicators.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Recognize Digital Disruption
    • Distinguish Digital Fads From Digital Disruptions
    • Find and Monitor External Indicators to Help You Recognize Potential Digital Disruption
    • Make the CMO or the VP of Supply Chain Your New Best Friend
  • Prioritize Digital Disruption
    • Prioritize Based on the Advantages of Digital Content
    • Prioritize Disruptors With Unique Advantages
    • Identify a Path Forward With Simple Innovation Techniques
    • Prioritize Based on Potential Ripple Effects
  • Respond to Digital Disruption
    • Recommended Actions

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