Businesses across the globe have very different growth priorities for the next 12 months although, looking further ahead, there is greater international consensus on what the market leaders of the future will look like.
Many business leaders expect technology to be critical to their ability to deliver on these various goals, enabling them to compete more effectively in a rapidly evolving corporate landscape.
Becoming a modern digital enterprise involves focusing on your business’s individual priorities, and the way that technology can be utilized within your organization for maximum effect. This is not a one-size-fits-all approach, where simply plugging in the latest technology tools will solve a range of problems.
Companies positioned to thrive in the future place technology at the core of the business, by looking at how platform technology, smarter use of data, and more user-friendly customer experience can improve different aspects of their operations.
Technology innovation and modernization will help these businesses become more agile and proactive, enabling them to pull further ahead from their competition.
The perceived importance of technology in powering business growth underlines the need for business leaders to invest in technology proficiency, both on an organizational level and among key members of the leadership team. Embedding the knowledge and the conversations into the everyday working of a business will be key in helping enterprises to fulfill their true potential.