An ICT-Enabled Innovation and Enterprise Transformation

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Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)

Abstract

In a turbulent global economy, rocked by market, technological and financial disruptions, innovation and transformation have become a matter of survival. We live in an increasingly networked, interdependent, fragile and unstable planet. To ensure sustainability and prosperity, economies and societies must become smarter. Windows of opportunities are multiplying, but getting shorter. Agility is at a premium. Possibilities must be explored and expanded by driving all forms of innovation. Accelerated and orchestrated product, process and business model innovations have become essential to capture the new opportunities. And making innovation work means aligning knowledge and innovation platforms with business strategy and managing the accompanying institutional change and learning. Developing countries and their local enterprises must be acutely aware of the opportunities and imperatives of competing in this demanding environment.

Keywords

Technological Revolution Global Supply Chain Business Model Innovation Private Sector Development Enterprise Transformation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MarylandBethesdaUSA

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