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The CIO Leading Role in Reacting to the Emergence of Digital Dragons in Their Industry

Published: 15 January 2020

ID: G00465914

Analyst(s): Daniel Sanchez Reina, Hung LeHong

Summary

Digital dragons are already entering many industries beyond their original inception. Eighty-three percent of boards believe that they will have a significant impact in their business soon. CIOs can take a protagonist role in their organizations by dealing with the huge challenge that dragons pose.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Create a Sense of Urgency in the C-Suite
  • Lead the Establishment of a “Dragons Committee” to Assess Their Impact
  • Choose the Realistic Role You Can Play in the Business Strategy Decision Toward DDs
  • Get Ready for the Role You Would Like to Play Tomorrow

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