Ladislav Buřita
Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Management and Economics, Department of Industrial Engineering and Information Systems, Mostní 5139, 76001 Zlín, Czech Republic
2nd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2018 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 22, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty –  Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-11-0


The goal of the paper is to analyze information technologies (IT) penetration in companies or organizations of the digital transformation (DT) era. The literature recherché selected a set of actual IT and specified them within the DT. The methodology of research included the quantitative method using the online questionnaire with questions oriented to discover IT state and situation in implementation of the new business method. The 60 companies and organizations took part in the survey; they came from 17 different countries. The research was limited in time; is not quite representative due to small group of respondents. It is primarily a verification of the methodology; research will continue in the future. From the IT point of view use 63% of companies or organizations information system (IS) and more than 50% document management system, any part of business intelligence, cloud computing, and social media. About 30% of companies or organizations implemented artificial intelligence and robotics, mobile access to IS, and internet of things; and about 10% use in memory computing and 3D printing. Companies and organizations that implemented IS and more than 50% of mentioned IT are sure at the high maturity level of the DT; the other are on the low level of the DT. The result of research in IT penetration divided companies and organizations into three groups; with high, middle, and low level of IT penetration. The hypothesis that levels of IT penetration companies or organizations are quite regularly has not been confirmed.

Key words

information technology, penetration, company and organization, digital transformation, quantitative research


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