A surprising discovery from our global survey of more than 700 C-suite and human capital leaders is that the demand for technologies seems greatest in those fields that have previously lagged behind. The same holds true for emerging markets where the adoption of new innovations is providing a competitive advantage.
Reportedly, countries in the Asia-Pacific region are leading the charge, along with Brazil and India. Meanwhile, counterparts in Europe and the U.S. express greater skepticism about introducing new technologies.
“Market maturity isn’t the only determining factor when it comes to adoption rates,” writes Henderson. “The nature of the organization’s business also indicates how quickly organizations react to new technologies. Some industries, such as IT & technology and automotive & manufacturing, have been on the forefront of robotics, automation and AI for decades. Others are picking up momentum.”
Read the rest of Henderson’s article for additional data by geography and business sector.
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