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The Five Talents Enterprise Architects Need to Support Digital Innovation

Published: 12 January 2018

ID: G00335863

Analyst(s): Marcus Blosch , Don Scheibenreif


To succeed with digital innovation, organizations must transform everything from their culture through to their technologies. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must also transform and adopt five talents needed to support digital innovation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Digital Is Transforming Organizations in Four Ways


  • Build Five Talents to Support Digital Transformation
    • 1. A Talent for Developing Business Strategy
    • 2. A Talent for Designing New Services and Experiences
    • 3. A Talent for Innovation
    • 4. A Talent for Orchestrating Collaboration Across the Organization
    • 5. A Talent for Navigating to the Future

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