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Companies
Sectors
Surveys
Please specify your role in the organisation
Middle management (line management)
55 %
IT staff (all other non-management IT positions)
23.2 %
Executive management (C-level)
14.6 %
Consultant
7.3 %
Sample: 151
How many people does your company employ?
10 000 or more
23 %
Fewer than 50
21.7 %
1 000 - 4 999
14.5 %
100 - 199
11.2 %
200 - 499
7.9 %
500 - 999
7.9 %
50 - 99
7.2 %
5 000 - 9 999
6.6 %
Sample: 152
In which industry does your company operate?
Information Technology
45.7 %
Finance / Banking / Insurance / Accounting
21.9 %
Retail / Wholesale
5.3 %
Telecommunications / Cellular providers
4.6 %
Business services / Consulting (non ICT related)
3.3 %
Government
2.6 %
Media / TV / Print / Online
2.6 %
Parastatals / Utilities
2.6 %
Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
2 %
Manufacturing (non IT related)
2 %
Mining / Petrochemical
2 %
Construction / Architecture / Engineering
1.3 %
Legal / Real Estate
1.3 %
Medical / Dental / Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
1.3 %
Agriculture
0.7 %
Transport
0.7 %
Non-government / non-profit
0 %
Travel / Tourism
0 %
Sample: 151
1. What is the main focus of your teams?
Technology stack
34.3 %
Line of business operations
31.5 %
IT strategy
18.9 %
Business strategy
15.4 %
Sample: 143
1.1 Please specify
Software
57.1 %
Services
20.4 %
Infrastructure
12.2 %
General IT
10.2 %
Sample: 49
2. What is the average size of your teams?
Below 10
48.6 %
10-50
41.5 %
50-100
4.9 %
Outsourced
3.5 %
100+
1.4 %
Sample: 142
3. Rate your ability to facilitate cross-functional team collaboration and communication in your organisation.
0
0.7 %
1
0.7 %
2
2.8 %
3
4.9 %
4
9.2 %
5
11.3 %
6
16.9 %
7
31.7 %
8
12.7 %
9
9.2 %
Sample: 142
4. What are the three biggest challenges that your teams are currently facing?
Speed of change
56.6 %
User adoption
51 %
Information overload
45.5 %
Distributed workforce
42 %
Multi-device workflow
35.7 %
Other
8.4 %
Sample: 143
5. In the trade-off between allowing autonomy and enabling visibility, which does your team value more?
Visibility
55.6 %
Autonomy
44.4 %
Sample: 142
6. What are the biggest barriers to implementing a tool for teams across your organisation?
Legacy systems
2.9 point
Integration into other tools
3.1 point
Flexibility
3.1 point
Functionality fit
2.8 point
Team processes
2.9 point
Sample: 134
7. Select 3 key elements you need for your organisation to be more collaborative.
User adoption
66.4 %
Strategic fit
60.4 %
Customisation
59 %
Configurability
50 %
Support services
42.5 %
Sample: 134
8. Rate the importance of the following influencing factors when making a technology purchase decision?
Integration
4.1 point
User preference
3.5 point
Scalability
3.9 point
Innovation
3.9 point
Cost
3.9 point
Sample: 132
9. Are you currently using any software tools to manage your teams?
Yes
65.4 %
No
34.6 %
Sample: 130
9.1 Have you considered adopting one?
Not sure
51.1 %
Yes
24.4 %
No
24.4 %
Sample: 45
9.2 Why haven't you adopted any software tools to manage your teams?
Budget constraints
33.3 %
ROI uncertainty
33.3 %
Lack of management buy-in
31.1 %
Other
0 %
Sample: 45