The Results are In: IT Strategy Deficit is Widespread with Costly Financial Impact
97 percent of middle market executives are dependent on technology for business success, but 83 percent lack strategic IT leadership in their organizations
Hartman’s recent national survey of middle market executives sought to understand the impact that technology dependence has on organizations’ ability to achieve successful business outcomes.
The results underscore what we know from our clients — and the fundamental beliefs upon which we are founded: Executives are dependent on technology for organizational success, but the overwhelming majority lack an IT leader who is focused on strategy.
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The 2015 Hartman Executive Technology Survey© was conducted by The Research Group, a third-party market research organization, between April 27 and July 31, 2015. Respondents were senior management executives at organizations with annual revenues between $20 and $250 million in the following industries: retail, manufacturing, distribution, nonprofits/associations, professional services, healthcare, education, construction, real estate and banking. The national survey yielded responses from 52 senior management executives who lead middle market organizations. The Research Group cites a 90 percent confidence level of accuracy had we interviewed all executives in this segment (+/- 10 percent margin of error).