The Accelerating Business Environment

Technology-enabled accelerators are disrupting markets, transforming business models, and shifting value exponentially

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Welcome to the exponentially-advancing
Accelerating Business Environment


Technology-enabled trends (accelerators) are driving market disruptions, transforming business models, and shifting value realization. Gone is the era of static strategies, linear forecasting, and incremental performance improvement. Today’s businesses must evolve rapidly and continuously to address market disruptions and take advantage of new opportunities, or face the severe consequences of being left behind.

Value Realization   VALUE REALIZATION

Shifting industry revenues, profit pools and market values

Billion Dollar Startups


Number of US Venture-Backed Companies with over $1bn Valuation


$302.5 B

Total value of US venture-backed companies valued over $1 B, up from $72.6 B in January 2014

S&P 500 Turnover


Average Company Lifespan on S&P 500 In years


18 Years

Average tenure of S&P 500 companies in 2011, down from 61 years in 1958


Source: Innosight; American Enterprise Institute

Profit Pool Shifts


US Music Revenues, 1H 014 vs. 1H2015


Music revenues have shifted from physical to downloads to streaming


Source: DazeInfo.com

Global Value Distribution


Asset Growth Rate Per Region, 2014 vs 2015


Asia Pacific wealth increased by 10% to 17.4 million in 2015 surpassing North America’s 16.6 trillion


Source: Forbes and Bloomberg