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Real Virtuality: Preparing for a Long-Term Paradigm Shift

Posted May 19, 2009 in Cutter Business Technology Journal

IT managers need to have a split personality: they must be both conservative and innovative. On the one hand, they have to maintain older systems and keep current processes working smoothly. On the other hand, they have to continually examine new IT technologies that can alter the business. Around 1990, a "game-changing" technology, the Internet, emerged. New businesses that embraced the Internet in innovative ways -- such as eBay, Amazon, and Google -- thrived.

About The Author
Yesha Sivan
Yesha Sivan is the founder and CEO of i8 ventures, a boutique consultancy focused on digital transformation leadership. He is also a visiting professor of digital, innovation, and venture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School. Dr. Sivan's professional experience includes developing and deploying innovative solutions for corporate, hi-tech, government, and defense environments. He focuses on digital strategy (SVIT – Strategic… Read More
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