Insights

Davos Digital Library from Oliver Wyman

Political and business leaders are gathering in Davos this year to discuss how digitalization will transform industries, economies, and societies.

How should companies and governments prepare for what is often referred to as “The Fourth Industrial Revolution?” Our library of research below helps to answer this question. Please feel free to contact us for more information.



Clarity of Vision

  • Do you know which disruption patterns apply to you?
  • Do you have a roadmap?
  • Is the organization brought in?
Behind
On Track Today
Future State Ready

Fast follower strategy -
wait and see approach

Disruption anticipated action plan and measures in place


Digitize What You Have

  • Do your processess start from data?
  • Are your processes simple, immediate, and end-to-end?
  • Is manual intervention an exception?
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On Track Today
Future State Ready

Focus on automation and lean reengineering

Processess upside down; once and done; instant activation


Decouple Old & New Technology

  • Do you explicitly invest in a mid-tier?
  • Are >60% of your eligible projects executed agile style?
  • Have you separated "legacy" and "new" IT teams?
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On Track Today
Future State Ready

Core system complexity consumes >30% of project budget and time-to-market

Effective mid-tier; agile a common practice


Put Analytics on the Front Lines

  • Do you have a set of focused analytics efforts in place?
  • Are you ready for the paradigm shift of analytics?
  • Are you implementing flexible, distributed data infrastructure?
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On Track Today
Future State Ready

Fragmented, incomplete data; simple analytics a project

Behavioral & predictive analytics; >100 scientists


Free the digital team

  • Do you have a separate digital unit?
  • Are you able to attract digital talent?
  • Has agile execution conquered legacy mindsets?
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On Track Today
Future State Ready

Digital in legacy IT and business; waterfall

Digital distinct; high talent inflow; agile


Innovate without borders

  • Have you clearly defined your innovation agenda?
  • Do you have a network of strategic innovation partners?
  • Have you focused and funded innovation through labs?
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On Track Today
Future State Ready

No clear agenda; internally focused; underfunded

Innovation agenda, ecosystem and funding as BAU


Enable new digital businesses

  • Is a digital business competing with your current one?
  • Are >40% of sales through digital channels?
  • Have you migrated along profit pools through digital?
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On Track Today
Future State Ready

Digital as extension to existing business

Digital as active challenger to the legacy business