IT News Online Article: CIOs Find Lack of Employee “Buy-in” to Blame for Failed Technology Initiatives, According to POPin Survey
POP today announced a new survey of global CIOs which finds that most company executives blame failed technology initiatives on a lack of employee “buy-in.”
According to the survey, 52% said technology initiatives typically fail due to “slow” or “reluctant” adoption from end users. Only 23% cited budgetary issues and 17% cited lack of buy-in from senior management. Less than 8% said technology initiatives fail due to inadequate technology.
An alarming 78% of respondents said it takes employees some time to “come up the learning curve” on embracing new technologies and ideas. Only 18% said employees understand new initiatives completely and are “in lockstep” with senior management.