The innovator’s guide to the digital galaxy

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Far out in the uncharted backwaters of different industries sit what once were innocuous organizations — companies that stayed in their own spheres of influence and didn’t disrupt the flow of business as usual.

But now, they are capitalizing on existing and emerging technologies to expand their reach, open up new business models, and make products and services available in new industries — including yours.

You can’t see them yet, or call them by name, but you know they’re out there, eyeing your customers, employees and every unspent dollar, euro and yen in your marketplace. This trend is keeping CEOs and line-of-business leaders up at night. Worldwide, nearly 70 percent of C-suite members expect industry convergence to increase over the next few years.

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How leaders thrive in a hybrid world: From Automated to Autonomous

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The benefits of hybrid cloud have been clear to many organizations for some time.

In many ways, hybrid cloud has become the norm. IDC predicts that more than 80 percent of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud architectures by 2017.

Getting it right can lead to great payoffs. A new IBM Center for Applied Insights study, “Growing up Hybrid: Accelerating Digital Transformation,” reveals that among those that have embraced hybrid environments, leading organizations report greater competitive advantage and ROI.

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