Cognizant’s global Work Ahead research provides insight and guidance into how organizations across the world are evolving to the next stage of the digital economy. With the rise of new machines, new generations of talent and new business models based on insight and intelligence, the rules of global competition have changed. These tectonic shifts are being further catalyzed and accelerated by the global pandemic.
As enterprises around the world attempt to chart a course for the post-COVID environment, one thing is clear: Digital competency is the primary competency for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As the next few years see wholescale transformation of the major pillars of society – how we learn, how we govern ourselves, how we heal, how we ensure financial security, how we protect ourselves, how we spread opportunity – few companies will be left standing that are not digital-first.