The stuff that things are made of is diminishing. This dematerialisation can be seen in cars, mobile phones, computers etc. At the same time software is taking over. Companies who manage to get rid of their material assets and replace it with software will come out as digital leaders.
It can be a good idea to think about competences when facing a tough problem or decision. Do we have the competences? Which competences can we build our actions on? Which competences are required when we get to operations?