Gartner Research

How to Successfully Ride the Big Waves of Digital Disruption

Published: 26 October 2017

ID: G00338623

Analyst(s): Monica Zlotogorski, David Yockelson

Summary

Not every successful disruptor was initially a market leader; not every market leader is a successful disruptor. CIOs and their colleagues must incorporate strategic characteristics enabling them to disrupt, willfully or otherwise, respond effectively when disrupted and continue to do so over time.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Assess Key Strategic Factors Impacting Your Ability to Disrupt or React to Disruption, Working With Peers to Ensure Consistency Across the Organization
  • Sustaining Disruption — Key Factors
  • Understand the Mechanisms by Which Disruptors Work and Your Organization Can Disrupt
  • The Enemy Is Within: The Unrecognized Complacency That Prevents Change
  • Willfulness and the Elements: Key Components for Successful and Successive Disruption

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