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Guardian News and Media: Transforming from a direct to a digital value network

Published: 26 March 2009

ID: G00167007

Analyst(s): Andy Rowsell-Jones , Mark McDonald


Guardian News and Media (GNM) is a leading U.K. multimedia business. The company has been a pioneer in making the transition from paper to digital media, including full online versions of its newspapers. Derek Gannon is COO, responsible for information technology, facilities management, human resources, organizational change, learning and development, and the move to the company's new building in December 2008.

Table Of Contents
  • Extending from newspaper to media portals
  • The paper-based supply chain focuses production and distribution
  • Evolving toward a value network with a digital supply chain
  • Transforming technology’s role, responsibilities and real estate
  • Using experience to drive continuous transformation

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