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From Digital Transformation to ContinuousNext: Key Insights From the 2018 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Keynote for Functional Leaders

Published: 28 February 2019

ID: G00387276

Analyst(s): John-David Lovelock , Elise Olding , Helen Poitevin , Lars Van Dam , David Willis, W. Roy Schulte , Don Scheibenreif , Marc Kerremans , Hank Barnes


ContinuousNext is a formula for success in a world that is constantly changing. Functional leaders can prepare their organizations by focusing on five imperatives: augmented intelligence, privacy, culture, digital product management, and digital twins.

Table Of Contents


  • Executive Summary
  • Build on Two of the Imperatives of ContinuousNext: Privacy and Augmented Intelligence
    • Privacy
    • Augmented Intelligence
  • The Functional Leader as an Enabler of ContinuousNext
  • Focus on Three Imperatives of ContinuousNext: Culture, Digital Product Management and Digital Twins
    • Shape Culture for ContinuousNext
    • Shift to Digital Product Management for ContinuousNext
    • Share Continuous Intelligence for ContinuousNext Through a Digital Twin of the Organization
  • Propel the Organization Into ContinuousNext

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