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CSP Market Scenarios in 2022: Divergence — Investing in the Core, While Managing Future Technical Debt

Published: 04 August 2017

ID: G00330530

Analyst(s): Mentor Cana , Ted Chamberlin


CSPs face an era of unpredictable operating conditions that will push them to consider different market scenarios. In this part of our CSP market scenario series, we offer CIOs strategies to help navigate the often contradictory landscapes of the divergence scenario.

Table Of Contents


  • The CSP Market Scenarios in 2022 Series
  • The Divergence Market Scenario
    • The Relative Emphasis on the Key Attributes of Value Creation
    • How to Recognize When Conditions Support a Divergence Scenario
    • Collaboration Posture: Proprietary
    • Value Context: Market-Driving
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Recommendations for CIOs

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