After dealing with uncertainty over the past two years, organizational resilience and innovation is paying off. Overall, executives today are more hopeful about the future and focused on driving growth, controlling costs and improving productivity. Developing engaging customer and employee experiences continues to be key. Discover the digital strategy, investment and innovation lever that business and IT leaders are pulling for success.

Despite continued disruption, executives are less concerned about potential negative impacts from workplace, supply chain and competitive disruption. Investments in reskilling employees, modernizing processes and technologies, and creating new products and services have left respondents feeling better prepared to meet the priorities and challenges ahead.

Key findings

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Innovation, a primary source of growth

96% say innovation will be a primary source of growth over the next two years

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Sustainability, a top 3 driver of innovation

Sustainability is a top 3 driver of innovation, even ranking above profitability for some respondents

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Growth of core-tech

Investments in core-tech set to grow as technology moves from a support function to becoming core to innovation

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Innovation culture, critical for success

46% say an agile, iterative and less hierarchical organization structure is crucial for innovation

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Familiar Challenges Persist

Our research found that these four challenges are still hampering businesses and government agencies.

How are organizations overcoming these barriers?

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