Strategic thinking is the system thinking in the new boxes whereas strategic planning, is process of thinking within the business model and the system to embrace digital ecological value.
Digital means change, the speed of change is accelerated, however, it doesn’t mean businesses do not need strategic planning anymore; on the opposite, strategy may become the very core of management discipline than ever in order to adapt to the digital dynamic; and strategy-execution is no longer the linear scenario with sequential steps, but a cascading business continuum cycle. So from system thinking perspective, is strategic management only a "process" within the system, or is strategic management a system?
-Systems have structure, defined by components and their composition;
-Systems have behavior, which involves inputs, processing and outputs of material, energy, information, or data;
-Systems have interconnectivity: the various parts of a system have functional as well as structural relationships between each other.
-Systems may have some functions or groups of functions