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Research Roundup for Asia/Pacific Digital Disruptors, 1H17

Published: 02 August 2017

ID: G00334671

Analyst(s): CK Lu , Adrian Lee , David Smith


This Roundup provides a quick reference to Gartner's research on the three digital giants of Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent in 1H17. Whether global players compete or collaborate with BAT, the trio represents a disruptive force in digital business across search, social, commerce, payment and AI.

Table Of Contents


  • How Can Global Disruptors Differentiate Their Approaches in Asia?
  • What Is BAT Doing in the Face of Global Market Entrants?
  • With Respect to the Technologies or Business Models, Why Will BAT Be Successful?
  • How Should CIOs Deal With Digital Disruptions in Asia?

Research Highlights

  • Understanding BAT and Asian Digital Disruptors
  • Dealing With BAT and Asian Digital Disruptors

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