Crises and opportunities have never been so closely intertwined as they have been in 2020. While the physical economy jolted to a halt, digitalization picked up amazing speed. What seemed inconceivable at the beginning of the year has become pretty much standard practice. Entire corporations are working from home. Team meetings and even trade fairs and conferences are taking place in virtual settings. Our study reveals a rapidly evolving transformation. As a result of COVID-19, three out of four companies have plowed more money into their digitalization – investments are at an all-time high. Overall, decision-makers are more open than ever to this transition and are firmly anchoring it into their internal structures.
Find out more about these results and how German companies are making use of digital technologies, especially artificial intelligence, in the study report.