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Futurum Research is proud to release its 2018 Digital Transformation Index – the most comprehensive report of its kind on the current state of Digital Transformation by businesses in North America and Western Europe.
What to expect from this report:
- 2018 benchmarking data on the state of Digital Transformation within small, medium and enterprise-class businesses.
- An analysis of attitudes from the business community about the value and importance of Digital Transformation and key technology investments.
- Important data on shifts in investments relating to digital technologies between the last three years and the next three years.
- Insights into the impact of effective and ineffective Digital Transformation programs on on employment, competitiveness, and profitability over the last three years.
- A ranking of the 10 core digital technology categories currently driving Digital Transformation across the business world.
- A comprehensive list of the most common factors and organizational traits shown to contribute to the success of Digital Transformation programs.
- A comprehensive list of the most common obstacles preventing organizations from successfully implementing Digital Transformation programs.
- Insights into how to troubleshoot, reboot, and accelerate Digital Transformation programs.
Data points of note:
- 2 out of every 3 companies appear to be generally capable of adapting to technology disruption inside of three years.
- 67.8% of companies report that technology disruption has had a neutral-to-positive impact on job creation, with 37.3% reporting an increase in net new jobs. 31.3% of companies report that technology disruption has had a negative impact on job creation. Among them, 15.7% report that technology disruption has been “a job killer.”
- 1 out of every 3 companies is currently incapable of keeping up with the pace of technological change.
- Roughly 1 out of every 5 companies currently qualifies as a Digital Laggard: an at-risk, change-averse, technology-challenged company unable to cope with technology disruption or the pace of change.
- 64.5% of companies feel positive about their ability to adapt to technological disruption in the next 3 years, while 35.4% of companies are worried about their ability to adapt to technology disruption for the same time period.