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Build An Adaptable Organization Structure To Accelerate Digital Business

Intermediate Level: Structure Practices For Digital Business

April 5, 2019

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This report is part of "Act: Intermediate Level" in The Digital Business Playbook.

Why Read This Report

Digital leaders often ask Forrester, "What's the perfect organizational structure?" There isn't one. While any organizational choice is a tradeoff of efficiency, control, localization, and speed, a firm's digital maturity is a bellwether for its optimal structure. As firms mature, digital leaders adopt one of three common organizational patterns. At the intermediate level, common principles of organization design are evident as leaders adapt to the rapid cadence of digital delivery, refocusing talent and re-engineering the firm to embed change and elevate digital business success.

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Table of Contents

  • Organization Structures Evolve In Line With Digital Maturity
  • Reinforce Change With A Responsive Organization Design
  • Accelerate Digital Business With Five Organization Structure Practices
  • Recommendations

  • Promote Growth Through A Flexible Organization Structure
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