Digital transformation in Russia:
The consulting company DT-Global Business Consulting together with Linxdatacenter have researched the potential of digital transformation potential in the Russian Federation. According to its conclusions, top managers of Russian companies recognize that the digital section of business development will have priority in the near future. Cloud technologies, e-commerce, advanced IT infrastructure and competent staff will play a notable role in this process.
- 80% of Russian companies’ managers plan to increase their investment in digital transformation.
- More than 60% of the managers noted that they had already arrived at this initial stage of digital transformation and are now planning or implementing first steps in this direction.
- Among the other companies, 28% had already stepped onto the ‘digital rails’ of development and observed impact on their business. Moreover 10% of the companies believed that the work they had already carried allowed them to consider themselves as ‘leaders of digital transformation’.
- Although at 86% of Russian companies the digital component is responsible for less than 20% of their aggregate income, this indicator is rapidly growing.
- 9% of Russian businesses today collect from 20% to 39% of total turnover from the digital sector of their business. According to the data of DT-Global Business Consulting, growth rate in this segment exceeds by far traditional forms of commercial operation.
Heiko KoopCEO of Linxdatacenter
Daniel ThornileyPresident of DT-Global Business Consulting
Robert FarishVice President of the analytical company IDC in Russia and the CIS countries
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