Powering next-gen electronics companies

The global electronics industry is the cornerstone of the digital economy and the Internet of Things (IoT). Electronic devices act as conduits for users’ digital experiences, which are now seamlessly enabled and updated in the cloud. The industry’s digital device success has also introduced its latest challenge: going beyond the device. Leveraging data to drive insights is key to delivering greater value. Doing so requires electronics firms to flawlessly integrate hardware, software, services and data while learning from and adapting to users. Through Digital ReinventionTM, they can combine digital approaches and data by design to drive new capabilities, changing business from the ground up.

Featured findings

72% of electronics companies tell us the boundaries between industries are blurring
Electronics executives say that dramatic external forces will impact their business in the next two to three years: 76% cite market factors while 73% cite technology
41% of electronics companies are lauching or modifying new business models in the next two to three years do respond, compared to 17% that did so in the past two to three years

About the authors

Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz

Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz
Electronics Industry Leader
IBM Institute for Business Value

Anthony Marshall

Anthony Marshall
Research Director
IBM Institute for Business Value

Reza Firouzbakht

Reza Firouzbakht
Digital Strategy Leader, Electronics Industry
IBM Global Business Services

Scott Burnett

Scott Burnett
Director, Global Electronics Industry
IBM Global Markets

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