Information Technology Foresight

The latest thinking on creating competitive advantage through information technology.

September 2016

Preparing for a data-driven age

Businesses are on the brink of an era unlike any they’ve ever seen. Emerging technologies such as machine learning are poised to unlock unprecedented insights within industry and the world at large. In light of this backdrop, it is surprising to see that...

61% — of executives say their companies’ decision-making is only somewhat or rarely data-driven.

To become a data-driven company, changes are required. Check out the articles in this issue to learn more.

Featured Foresights

Procurement 4.0: Are you ready for the digital revolution?
Strategy& viewpoint
Digitization is transforming every inch of companies’ operations, including the entire value proposition of procurement to suppliers, customers, and internal process partners. Real-time supply monitoring spells disruption for many companies. But procurement divisions can seize new opportunities.

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October, 2018
What do you call companies that have successfully implemented Industry 4.0 technologies, developed the requisite ecosystems and nurtured a digital culture? We call them Digital Champions.
September, 2018
The great virtue of blockchain is the essentially trustworthy nature of the technology, and the vast majority of companies are actively looking into its use.