Gartner Research

Digital Connectivism: Good Connections, Bad Connections

Published: 31 May 2017

ID: G00314843

Analyst(s): Frank Buytendijk


The more connected you are in a digital society, the more value you achieve. Or do you? As a CIO, you should check the health of your connections by examining their volume, variety, transparency, quality of feedback and trustworthiness.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Connections Are Important
    • What Makes a Good Connection?
    • When Do Good Connections Go Bad?


  • Connections, Connections, Connections
    • Connections and Volume
    • Connections and Variety
    • Connections and Transparency
    • Connections and Feedback
    • Connections and Trust

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