Whitepaper on Evolution of Digital Skills

DIGITAL VORTEX 2019 - Continuous and Connected Change
Written by Shane Grove
Updated 2 years ago

Authors: Tomoko Yokoi, Jialu Shan, Michael Wade, James Macaulay

  • Digital disruption is in full swing, with over 88% of respondents reporting that digital disruption will have a major or transformative impact on their industries.
  • There is a widespread belief that more than one-third of the top 10 incumbents in each industry will be displaced by digital disruption in the next five years.
  • The five industries most vulnerable to digital disruption remain unchanged since 2015, although their relative positions have changed: Media & Entertainment, Technology Products & Services, Telecommunications, Retail, and Financial Services.
  • The Transportation & Logistics industry has experienced the largest jump in vulnerability to digital disruption, moving from 11th to 7th place.
  • While the number of companies claiming to have a digital strategy has jumped from 54% to 75%, the majority acknowledge that it is fragmented; only 22% of survey respondents claim to have a coordinated digital strategy.
  • Just over one-third of respondents feel that their organization’s leadership is actively respondingto digital disruption.
  • Most organizations have increased their efforts to actively respond to digital disruption, except for very large multinational companies.
  • A stark perception gap exists between senior leadership and lower-level managers regardingdigital transformation efforts – whereas 39% of C-level leaders believe they are actively responding to digital disruption, this perception decreases significantly among mid-management levels.

Link to original article here digital-vortex.pdf

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