The potential of digitalization
Driving implementation
Greatest barriers and challenges
The potential of digitalization
Expectation: digitalization will have positive impact on all areas of business.
What do you expect from digitalization?
(N=135 persons surveyed)
Improved quality
0%
Improved decision-making
0%
Improved service processes
0%
Increased resource efficiency
0%
Improving profit / margins
0%
Improved collaboration/synergies
0%
Increased energy efficiency
0%
Greater transparency in business processes (value creation,production, etc.)
0%
Open innovation culture
0%
Smaller environmental footprint
0%
Faster time-to-market
0%
Stronger customer orientation
0%
New business models (such as services)
0%
Driving implementation
What would you have to do or what would you need to have in order to be able to drive implementation further?
(N=135 persons surveyed, multiple answers possible)
Better understanding of methods for analyzing and adapting processes
0%
Integration and / or further training of employees
0%
Enabling comparability of available data
0%
Anchoring of digitalization as a process: analyzing, planning, controlling and verifying
0%
Economic feasibility study and / or improved cost transparency
0%
Assessment of successes / failures so far
0%
Greater embedding of digitalization into the corporate strategy
0%
Greater knowledge of future market requirements and of trend forecasts
0%
Improved data security
0%
Greatest barriers and challenges
Challenges: expertise, costs, laws. What holds you back from making even greater use of digital technologies and processes at your company?
(N=135 persons surveyed, multiple answers possible)
Large amount of effort / money required to access the most important data
0%
Operating costs(licenses and software updates)
0%
Not enough know-how for conceptual planning and / or implementation
0%
Financing of technologies / software
0%
Not enough experience with analysis of large amounts of data
0%
Difficulties of integrating new technologies / software (complex tool landscape)
0%
Costs for further education / training
0%
Company structure / culture
0%
Unclear benefits (lack of an economic feasibility study, etc.)
0%
Fear of data theft
0%
No clear business model
0%
Inflexible, heterogeneous IT standards
0%
Lack of, or insufficient availability of, offerings enabling qualification
0%
No support from top management
0%