Retail Observer

July 2021

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RETAILOBSERVER.COM JULY 2021 14 W hat kinds of companies will thrive, and which ones will be crushed by the powerful forces in the global business landscape presently at work? This groundbreaking new guide will help you adapt and change your business to thrive among the digital giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Drawing on considerable original research and case studies from Wang's acclaimed firm, Constellation Research, this groundbreaking guide reveals the kinds of companies that will thrive or get crushed by the powerful forces now at work in the business world. You'll understand how the business world is changing in the face of extreme competition, and most important, you'll learn to adapt to stay relevant and in demand. Everybody Wants to Rule the World will help you: • Understand the power of Data-Driven Digital Networks and how they've driven the most successful companies of our time. • Learn how extreme consolidation is changing the global business landscape and what this means for businesses of all types and sizes in terms of understanding where you fit in the value chain. • Gain insights into what innovative companies are doing right now to position themselves in this new reality. • Take your business from the status quo to the market leader. B O O K R E V I E W EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD: Surviving and Thriving in a World of Digital Giants Author: R "Ray" Wang is the founder, Chairman, and Principal Analyst of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research Inc., which studies emerging business and technology trends, digital business model transformation, enterprise applications strategy, and the relationship between business leadership and technology adoption. Ray is widely respected for his insights into the business processes, models and organizational designs required for successful adoption of new technology. He writes the popular blog "A Software Insider's Point of View," which draws tens of millions of page views per year. He lectures around the world and has given more than 100 keynotes every year since 2005. Wang has spoken at almost every major tech-related conference, including Salesforce's Dreamforce, Adobe Summit, IBM Think, HR Tech Conference, Microsoft's Conferences and Google Next. Publisher: HarperCollins Leadership RO

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