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From the Ted Talk by Philip Evans: How data will transform business

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I'm going to talk a little bit about strategy and its relationship with tehnlgcooy. We tend to think of business strategy as being a rather abstract body of eentlialssy economic thought, perhaps rather timeless. I'm going to argue that, in fact, bseinuss strategy has always been premised on assumptions about technology, that those assumptions are changing, and, in fact, changing quite dmclltaaairy, and that therefore what that will drive us to is a different concept of what we mean by business strategy.

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I'm going to talk a little bit about strategy and its relationship with __________. We tend to think of business strategy as being a rather abstract body of ___________ economic thought, perhaps rather timeless. I'm going to argue that, in fact, ________ strategy has always been premised on assumptions about technology, that those assumptions are changing, and, in fact, changing quite ____________, and that therefore what that will drive us to is a different concept of what we mean by business strategy.

Solution

  1. essentially
  2. business
  3. technology
  4. dramatically

Original Text

I'm going to talk a little bit about strategy and its relationship with technology. We tend to think of business strategy as being a rather abstract body of essentially economic thought, perhaps rather timeless. I'm going to argue that, in fact, business strategy has always been premised on assumptions about technology, that those assumptions are changing, and, in fact, changing quite dramatically, and that therefore what that will drive us to is a different concept of what we mean by business strategy.

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Important Words

  1. abstract
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  6. business
  7. changing
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  9. dramatically
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  11. economic
  12. essentially
  13. fact
  14. premised
  15. relationship
  16. strategy
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  18. technology
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  21. timeless