Are GCC companies ready for the digital future?
Associate digitalization with adoption of one specific technology
Have a digital strategy
Are at an advanced stage in their digital transformation
Have a Chief Digital officer (CDO) or equivalent leading digital initiatives
Strategy& partnered with Siemens to assess how companies in the GCC are using digital technologies and how ready they are to go digital. The joint study proposes a practical approach for companies in the region to go on their digital transformation journey.
The report is based on a survey covering 306 companies across all major industries in Qatar and the UAE.
Strategy — Articulate a corporate strategy for the digital age accounting for developments that affect the industry and company aspirations
Focus areas — Determine digital focus areas, priorities in the organization where digital can add the most value
Digitalization engine — Create an engine for driving digitalization by establishing the right leadership and governance structures that foster collaboration and agility
Skills — Build digital skills across the organization especially in focus areas
Partnership — Collaborate with stakeholders across the ecosystem and embrace open innovation
Investments — Invest in digital by developing an approach that accounts for riskiness of investment
Using the drop-down menus below, choose a country and industry to understand how companies in different countries/industries in the region are ready for digitalization.