No Turning Back: How the Pandemic Has Reshaped Digital Business Agendas

Solving for Innovation isn’t just a catchphrase—it’s the new era we’ve entered.

After an unprecedented 2020, IT leaders are trying to create new ways to operate and innovate. What are their biggest priorities in 2021? What are their biggest pain points? How do they measure up to yours? Learn from a survey of 2,000 Senior IT leaders conducted by IDG, in collaboration with Google Cloud.

What did we find? Digitally Forward companies experienced less disruption due to COVID-19.

Our survey revealed disparities in how organizations at different levels of digital maturity were impacted by the global pandemic. For example, Digitally Conservative** organizations were more likely than their Digitally Forward* peers to have canceled or delayed three or more IT initiatives (16% vs. 8%).

One-third of organizations also accelerated or launched initiatives to shift more workloads and software development to the cloud and automate manual business processes.

Leaders want a modern infrastructure they can maximize.