As businesses struggle to adapt to an unprecedented set of challenges, CIOs and their C-suite counterparts are under pressure to develop new ways of doing business. The temptation will be to create ambitious blueprints and strategies. But, in many cases, the foundations for doing things very differently—and very quickly—are already there to be tapped.
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Think, instead, like the Internet Engineering Task Force, which was charged with rapidly developing standards for the fledgling internet.
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