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2021 Digital Innovation Benchmark

How do tech leaders remain competitive in today’s innovation-driven business landscape?

We surveyed hundreds of senior technology decision makers in the U.S and Europe, ranging from CIOs and CTOs to architects and developers across a wide range of industries. See where your organization stands amongst your competitors in 2021.

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In our second annual Digital Innovation Benchmark report, we explore how today’s leading organizations are using modern software architectures and other emerging technologies to enable business innovation.

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Innovate Fast or Fail Even Faster

62% of tech leaders fear they’re at risk of being displaced by competitors who innovate more quickly.

51% believe their organization would be out of business in fewer than three years if they failed to keep pace with innovation – up from 37% in 2020.

COVID-19 Accelerates Digital Transformation

89% of tech leaders believe that creating new digital experiences to address COVID-19 business challenges is critical to their businesses.

75% expect to see an increase in IT/developer budgets over the next 12 months.

Enabling Innovation With Microservices

87% of tech leaders believe microservices-based applications are the future, and companies must support distributed applications in order to stay competitive.

33% of organizations have already transitioned entirely to distributed architectures, including microservices, serverless, etc.

Complexity & Challenges Slow Digital Innovation Efforts

The top obstacles to innovation are:

  1. Connectivity
  2. Security
  3. Complexity
SECURITY COMPLEXITY CONNECTIVITY

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