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Digitization: Threat or Opportunity?

Title Author(s) Type Topic(s) Comments Date
Digitization: Threat or Opportunity?Weill, Peter
Woerner, Stephanie L.
Research BriefingBusiness Models
IT-based Business Transformation
Digital Innovation
Abstract: How big is the threat of digitization to your business’s future profitability? In this briefing, we ask you to assess the level of threat from digitization to your business; and we share responses to this question from senior executives in our research, the majority of whom indicated their business is facing significant impact from digitization. We then summarize the four viable business models in a digital economy that our research identified (described in more detail in the April 2013 briefing) and present new data on the relative firm performance of companies that have adopted each of the four.

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May 22, 2014

Great! I look forward to reading the paper.

June 18, 2014

I believe digitization is an opportunity. It might be hard to implement at first, but it is definitely worth it.

July 16, 2014

Is this file available for download? Thanks

Cheryl Miller
July 16, 2014

This file will be available for download by non-sponsor registrants of the MIT CISR website on August 13, 2014.

August 13, 2014

Yes, it can be downloaded.
BTW, there are no sponsors in the Cosmetics, Beauty, etc sectors. I wonder why not.

December 12, 2014

Although, a lot of companies are at the beginning of digitization resp. transforming their business model, the opportunities to integrate suppliers and customers to an ecosystem of collaboration accelerate the possibilities for profitable growth.

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