Recent Release | 03 Mar 2022

Innovation Index: Digital Strategies for an Era of Constant Disruption

Thought Leadership Team

Oxford Economics

In 2021, Oxford Economics and NTT DATA fielded a survey of 1,000 executives in North America to find out how organisations are preparing for a digital future.

Becoming an innovative organisation that is agile and adapts to business challenges is hard. But our research shows 77% of organisations are not prepared for continued disruption. Get the findings that highlight digital strategies industry leaders are using to overcome challenges.

Briefing Paper

Download the first annual Innovation Index now to explore how business and IT executives across 16 industries are prioritizing digital investments to remake their strategy and operations.

Industry Fact Sheets

Discover more about our research through our fact sheets below:

About the team

Our Thought Leadership team produces original, evidence-based research made accessible to decision-makers and opinion leaders. Principals for this project included:

Edward Cone

Editorial Director, Thought Leadership

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Edward Cone

Editorial Director, Thought Leadership

New York, United States

Editorial Director Edward Cone oversees global research programs for our Thought Leadership group. As Technology Practice Lead he works with clients such as Google, Accenture, IBM, SAP, and many others. His areas of focus include Artificial Intelligence, the impact of technology on business performance, and healthcare organizations.

Edward joined the firm in 2012 after more than two decades as a business and technology journalist based in New York, Paris, and North Carolina, including stints as an editor and writer at various Ziff Davis magazines (CIO Insight, Baseline), a contributing editor at Wired, and a staff writer at Forbes.

Edward also wrote a weekly newspaper opinion column for many years in his hometown of Greensboro, NC and authored a semi-popular blog. He has contributed to a bewildering variety of magazines and papers on topics ranging from politics to rock climbing and was a frequent speaker and organizer at new media conferences across the country. Honors for his work include the 2020 Rybczynski Prize, awarded for the best essay on economics by Society of Professional Economists, and various awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and the North Carolina Press Association. He has a BA from Haverford College.

Matthew Reynolds

Senior Research Manager, Thought Leadership

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Matthew Reynolds

Senior Research Manager, Thought Leadership

New York, United States

Matt manages a broad spectrum of technology-centric Thought Leadership programs, from cloud and software innovation to how organizations can participate in the metaverse. He has led successful programs for dozens of large organizations during his tenure at Oxford Economics, including SAP, PwC, NTT Data, Accenture, IBM, and EY. Matt’s experience gives him deep knowledge of the ins and outs of successful end-to-end program management, and he is an integral part of the Thought Leadership team.

With the organization since 2015, Matt holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from The College of New Jersey. He is scheduled to graduate with an MBA in IT and Analytics at the Rutgers School of Business in May, 2023.

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