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2019: The year of digital decisions

Survey report

The Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed more than 600 executives from around the world on their strategies for digital transformation, giving key insight into what is perhaps the most rapid, dramatic and sophisticated effort at reinvention that major businesses have attempted in many decades, and their strong commitment to making it happen. Get access to full analysis and all of the survey results.

Survey highlights

A vast majority of businesses will increase their investments in digital technology over the coming year, as they find those investments tied directly to business outcomes.

For more findings, explore the full report.


plan to increase investment in digital technologies in 2019


are looking at an increase in digital technology investment of 11%+


say their organization's annual profitability has increased over the past three years thanks to digital strategy


expect that profitability to rise over the next three years