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CSP Market Scenarios in 2022: Insurgence — Building Innovation During Incumbent Disruption

Published: 04 August 2017

ID: G00330532

Analyst(s): Michael Mohr, Sree Chadalavada, King-Yew Foong


CSPs face an era of unpredictable operating conditions that will push them to consider different market scenarios. We offer strategies for CIOs evaluating the insurgence scenario, where barriers to market entry are low, and access to advanced technologies is democratized.

Table Of Contents


  • The CSP Market Scenarios in 2022 Series
  • The Insurgence Scenario
    • There Is a Lack or Lag in Regulations
    • Investors Are More Risk-Tolerant
    • The Relative Emphasis on the Key Attributes of Value Creation
    • How to Recognize When Conditions Support the Insurgence Scenario
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Recommendations for CSP CIOs

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