The digital transformation of Greek enterprises has been at the heart of the research and statistical activity of the National Documentation Centre (EKT), by providing data and insights into the national research and innovation system and contributing to evidence-based policy-making.
of Greek enterprises focus on their digital transformation, evaluating it as a very important strategy towards continuous business development.
of Greek enterprises intend to enhance the digital skills of their staff in order to fulfill a holistic digital transformation approach
of Greek enterprises focused on their digital transformation as a key strategy against the pandemic
Digital transformation of Greek enterprises during the pandemic
Based on the recent results of the survey, the majority of Greek enterprises (82%) state that they focus on digital transformation, evaluating it as a very important or important strategy towards continuous development. Enhancing the digital skills of their staff is a priority for most enterprises (a very important strategy for the 43% of them). At the same time, pioneering in digital technologies, such as cybersecurity (37%) and cloud computing (36%), are rated as the most important technologies for their future business development.
Strategies followed by Greek enterprises during the pandemic
To deal with the crisis caused by the pandemic, the majority of Greek enterprises mainly adopted strategies with a growth character and footprint. Almost 9 out of 10 enterprises adopted teleworking methods for the employment of their staff, 6 out of 10 enterprises focused on their digital transformation and almost 3 out of 10 enterprises changed their business model to produce goods or services adapted to the new conditions.
Digital processes in enterprises during the pandemic
Enterprises estimate that many of the new digital processes they used for their smooth operation will remain after the pandemic, with the main ones being the adoption (or enhancement) of digital media (84%), the adoption of teleworking (60%) and the automation of decision-making processes (44%).