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Organisations are accelerating transformational technology programmes during the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research from Dell Technologies.The research revealed organisations are shifting their digital transformation programmes into high gear and are on the path to accomplish in a few months what would normally have taken them years,
Dell’s 2020 Index found that globally eight in 10 organisations, and 79% in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), have fast-tracked some digital transformation programs this year, and 79% globally and 77% in ANZ are re-inventing their business model.
According to the research, ANZ is seeing more organisations embracing digital transformation with a 14-percentage point increase from 2018 in the number of Digital Adopters and Digital Leaders (the two most digitally mature groups).
Globally, a similar trend is observed where organisations in the top two groups saw an increase of 17% from 28% in 2018 to 45% this year.
The 2020 DT Index also records that this year, there are fewer Digital Laggards (the least digitally matured group) globally with a drop of 6-percentage points since 2018, to only 3%, while Digital Laggards in ANZ form only 2% of those surveyed, a drop of 8-percentage points.
The number of Digital Followers saw a steep fall by 17-percentage points to 13% globally and 14-percentage points in ANZ …
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