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China Summary Translation: 'Use Business Models to Guide Digital Business Transformation'

Published: 25 June 2018

ID: G00355506

Analyst(s): Owen Chen , Chet Geschickter


Digital business transformation delivers growth through powerful new technologies. Business models can help CIOs reduce risk and increase the odds of success by holistically identifying, evaluating and refining new value propositions, customer segments, capabilities and financial opportunities.

Table Of Contents



Use Business Models to Guide Digital Business Transformation

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • Establish the Level of Urgency for Business Model Change by Identifying Triggers
    • Determine When It's Time to Jump to a New S-Curve
  • Use Business Models to Build a Complete Picture of the Attributes Needed for Digital Transformation and Work With Key Allies
  • Create a Forward Path by Implementing New Digital Capabilities That Deliver Optimization Now but Enable Digital Business Transformation in the Future
  • The Business Risks of Digital Business Transformation Are Significant
  • Conclusion

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