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Nov 2015 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # 259616

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2016 Predictions

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Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2016 Top 10 Predictions

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IDC FutureScape Predictions

Prediction 1: By the End of 2017, Two-Thirds of the CEOs of the G2000 Will Have Digital Transformation at the Center of Their Corporate Strategy

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Prediction 2: By 2017, 60% Companies with a DX Strategy Will Deem It Too Critical for Any One Functional Area and Create an Independent Corporate Executive Position to Oversee the Implementation

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Prediction 3: By 2018, 80% of B2C Companies Will Have Created Immersive, Authentic Omni-Experiences for Customers, Partners, and Employees; 60% of B2B-Centric Companies Will Have Done the Same

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Prediction 4: The Top New Investment Areas Through 2017 Will Be Contextual Understanding and Automated Next Best Action Capabilities

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Prediction 5: In 2016, 65% of Large Enterprises Will Have Committed to Become Information-Based Companies, Shifting the Organizational Focus to Relationships, People, and Intangible Capital

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Prediction 6: By 2018, 75% of the G2000 Will Have Deployed Full, Information-Based, and Economic Models or "Digital Twins" of Their Products/Services, Supply Network, Sales Channels, and Operations

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Prediction 7: By 2020, 60% of the G2000 Will Have Doubled Their Productivity by Digitally Transforming Many Processes from Human-Based to Software-Based Delivery

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Prediction 8: In 2016, the Level of Connectivity Related to Products, Assets, and Processes Will Increase 50% for All Industry Value Chains

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Prediction 9: The Sharing Economy Will Give Rise to the Networked Free Agent and Skill-Based Marketplaces, Resulting in More than 10% of Work Being Sourced in this Fashion in Mature Economies by 2019

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Prediction 10: By 2018, at Least 20% of All Workers Will Use Automated Assistance Technologies to Make Decisions and Get Work Done

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