Are you ready to ride
the Digital Shockwaves?
Executive Summary for CxOs
Disruptions enabled by emerging and maturing technologies are impacting business and society with increasing pace and depth, and this trend will persist in the next few years.
Digital Shockwaves will interact with each other in unexpected ways, thus creating a complex and uncertain environment, which will be ripe for opportunity if appropriately anticipated, understood and acted upon.
The most significant business disruptions will come from a combination of the connected sensors, devices and objects (Internet of Things), coupled with new ways to analyze, action and monetize the resulting data streams.
New business models will emerge both within and across organizations. Traditional organizational silos will disappear, simplifying trust and contractual agreements.
Significant new business opportunities will arise emerging as transient business moments or from applying Deep Learning to trends & outcomes.
Managing the single face to the customer
By 2020 billions of hyperconnected people, devices, sensors, machines and virtual beings will constantly exchange oceans of valuable data.
Who will manage the single face to the customer?
During the next few years, businesses will experience a fluctuating and tremulous environment – Digital Shockwaves will impact business models, organizational structures, operational processes, collaboration, financial models… practically all aspects of business.
Navigating such change and disruption will not be straightforward and there will be no one-size-fits-all solution. Nevertheless we do believe that there are a number of areas that businesses can and should focus on to ride the Digital Shockwaves:
- Put the customers at the heart of your operations
- Understand the situation before strategizing
- Look for ways to differentiate
- Counterbalance the digital giants
- Invest in data collection & analytics
- Prepare for Common Industrial Data Platforms
- Balance disruptive & incremental innovation
- Maximize automation
- Simplify all aspects of your business
- Break internal silos
- Flatten organization structures
- Ensure agile & adaptable business processes
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