A leadership opportunity

Technological evolution is disrupting traditional industries and driving change across economic structures, promoting the emergence of new global business ecosystems. India is poised to take great advantage in the new ecosystem economy, and perhaps even assume a leadership role. But to succeed, Indian business leaders need to take steps now to best position the country to apply its many assets and most effectively seize the opportunity that the ecosystem economy presents.

Study highlights

54% of Indian executives expect ecosystems to replace traditional value chains with new value models

92% of Indian executives expect to change primary organizational activities due to the emergence of ecosystems

60% of Indian executives see a shift in consumer attitudes from products and services to experiences

About the authors

Nipun Mehrotra

Nipun Mehrotra
Vice President, Growth Initiatives
IBM India

Clifford Patrao

Clifford Patrao
Partner and Leader of the Digital Services Group
IBM Global Business Services, India

Namit Agrawal

Namit Agrawal
Senior Advisory Consultant
IBM Institute for Business Value

Madhuri Banda

Madhuri Banda
Senior Managing Consultant
IBM Institute for Business Value

Anthony Marshall

Anthony Marshall
Research Director and Strategy Leader
IBM Institute for Business Value

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