The Next Big Disruption - Courageous Executives

The best business leaders share a courageous approach to running their companies. That’s according to a report from software consulting firm ThoughtWorks.

The Courageous Executive Report - Thoughtworks

The report findings ‘underscore the critical role that technology plays in business strategy, from navigating the chaos of digital transformation to how they’re setting their business up for future success.’

65% of the leaders studied say that digitizing and adapting to new technology are top business priorities. Along with an acceptance of new technology, the executive's studies all share similar leadership styles, including:

  • Their tolerance for risk and failure (85% identity as risk takers)
  • Use of customer insights (91% say that customer insight directly informs strategic decision making).
  • The way they are preparing for the future of work

“As companies across all industries embrace the changes of our increasingly digital world, we’re seeing leaders at the helm of these companies dive deeper into how technology is implemented and how it works,”

Guo Xiao - Thoughtwork CEO

Read the full report here.