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Update on the Four Pathways to Future Ready—Audio Edition

Learn how Future-Ready companies outperform their industry in this audio podcast of the February 2021 research briefing.

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In 2017 we first observed how almost every big old company was on a digital transformation journey, many without a playbook. We described the goal of business transformation—to become Future Ready—and four pathways we identified in our research that companies can follow to outperform their industry. In understanding how companies successfully get to Future Ready, we pinpointed four significant, disruptive changes common to all of the pathways, which we call “explosions.” In this briefing we update the research and highlight what we have learned over the last four years.

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The February 2021 research briefing is read by co-author Stephanie Woerner.

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Stephanie L. Woerner, Research Scientist, MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)

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Peter Weill, Chairman and Senior Research Scientist, MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)

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