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Gartner: Every Organization Needs a Digital Platform Strategy

Gartner predicts that, by 2020, more than 30 billion devices will be connected to the internet. The advent of digital business expands and evolves the opportunities, threats and constraints of leveraging a business ecosystem. To engage and manage business ecosystems, organizations are creating and integrating with a digital business platform to share critical assets.

A digital platform is a business-driven framework that allows a community of partners, providers and customers to share and enhance digital processes and capabilities or to extend them for mutual benefit. Read this report from Gartner to learn why every organization needs a digital platform strategy, with key recommendations on how to develop one, such as:

  • Why CIOs should collaborate with business counterparts on integrating business ecosystems to improve the corporate strategy
  • How to define a high-level statement that matches your organization's business objective with the ecosystem strategy
  • Ways to identify the type of platform architecture needed