Gartner Research

Digital Partnerships Are Needed for Digital Business Success

Published: 17 October 2019

ID: G00436080

Analyst(s): Heather Colella , Partha Iyengar


Establishing external partnerships is a complex undertaking, but it delivers extremely high business value. Executive leaders who create successful digital partnerships will deliver competitive differentiation to the enterprise in its digital transformation initiatives.

Table Of Contents


  • When Is a “Strategic Partnership” Needed?
  • What Are the Key Considerations in Establishing an Effective Strategic Partnership?
  • What Types of Strategic Partnerships Can Be Established in Digital Business?
  • How Does One Establish These Partnerships?
  • What Are the Key Characteristics of a “Good” Strategic Partnership?

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