Gartner Research

4 Starting Points for Digital Business Transformation

Published: 14 June 2018

ID: G00356074

Analyst(s): Don Scheibenreif , Kristin Moyer


How can CIOs lead digital business transformation? By helping their organizations find a place to start. Four starting points will help CIOs turn their organizations into digital businesses.

Table Of Contents


  • Real-Life Examples of Digital Business Transformation Are Emerging
    • Connecting to Data to Improve Transportation and Logistics
    • Using Autonomous Virtual Agents to Identify Cardiac Arrests
    • Empowering Patients to Do Their Own Medical Exams
    • Providing Services for People to Build Their Own Banks
  • CIOs Can Lead Digital Business Transformation by Helping Their Organizations Find a Starting Point
  • Four Starting Points for Transformation
    • Connected Delivers More Value
    • Autonomous Enables Machines to Provide Value
    • Empowered Multiplies Value Creation
    • Programmable Lets Others Create Value
  • What CIOs Should Do Next
    • Dispel the Myth That Your Organization Is Already Transforming
    • Create Urgency for Change by Telling Stories
    • Work With Business Leaders to Find a Starting Point, Using Strategic Priorities as a Guide

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