The Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed more than 600 executives from around the world on their strategies for digital transformation, giving key insight into what is perhaps the most rapid, dramatic and sophisticated effort at reinvention that major businesses have attempted in many decades, and their strong commitment to making it happen. Get access to full analysis and all of the survey results.
A vast majority of businesses will increase their investments in digital technology over the coming year, as they find those investments tied directly to business outcomes.
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plan to increase investment in digital technologies in 2019
are looking at an increase in digital technology investment of 11%+
say their organization's annual profitability has increased over the past three years thanks to digital strategy
expect that profitability to rise over the next three years
Inside the data
“We’re going through a process right now of defining our digital strategy. We call it Digital 2025 because 2025 is close enough in time to be real, but also far enough out to make you think differently.”
“We’re sitting at the table together, shaping the agenda. Our partnership with the business, maturing the digital agenda and showing early successes, is highly important.”
“Change management, training and reskilling people is absolutely critical to enable a true digital transformation.”
“Our goal is to enable the innovation to transform to digital, while also recognizing that we need to do it at a large scale for millions of customers and across the bank.”