Global perspectives for private companies

Crisis as Catalyst: Accelerating Transformation

Deloitte Private’s 2021 global survey of private companies offers insights around how businesses are dealing with the impact of the pandemic. It explores companies’ priorities with a focus on how the pursuit of resilience is driving companies’ strategies and actions.

Perhaps no other crisis in modern history has had as great an impact on daily human existence as COVID-19.

Our latest Deloitte Private global survey of private enterprises reveals that executives in every region used the crisis as a catalyst, accelerating change in virtually all aspects of how we work and live.

Find out how businesses are dealing with the impact of the pandemic and explore how the pursuit of resilience is driving companies' strategies and actions.

Crisis as catalyst: Accelerating transformation

Key findings of the 2021 survey reveal:

  • Sixty-nine percent of private companies surveyed said the pandemic significantly accelerated their digital transformation - not just sparking but exploding the pace of adoption.
  • Sixty-one percent of private companies expect to form new partnerships and alliances.
  • Sixty percent of respondents believe that supply chains need to be redesigned as a direct result of the pandemic.
Access a snapshot of the survey results
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