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industry news DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PROJECTS AT RISK AS IT TEAMS STRUGGLE WITH THE PRESSURE OF MEETING EXPECTATIONS  Nine out of 10 IT leaders feel digital transformation has brought unprecedented change, in addition to new levels of pressure never experienced before in the industry, according to new research from CloudTalent. As nearly 90 per cent of UK businesses are engaging in digital transformation projects, a universal feeling of overwhelming pressure is growing amongst IT teams tasked with bringing these projects to life. Many revealed that this new challenge is greater than any previous IT task they have undertaken. ‘Our findings show just how much stress IT leaders and their teams are under to deliver practical change. Many are painfully aware that they are not as effective as they could be at delivering the necessary transformation, due in part to the gaps in execution capabilities that exist in their business,’ stated Adrian Overall, CEO at CloudTalent. ‘Teams have had to move from running to sprinting just to keep up with projects, let alone grow and innovate, which has led to more and more organisations rethinking how they resource their IT - on- 6&rB6W&6rFV"B&V7G20vV2&r6G&7F'2"'&vrWFW&&v6F2FFG&W72626'FvW2766FVBvFFvFG&6f&F@6VB֖w&F( FvFG&6f&F2FR&6W72b66VW&FVB6vPb'W6W727FfFW2&6W76W26WFV6W2BFV20FF( 2'W6W76W27G&fRF&V&VWfBB6WFFfR&V6֖r&RFvF2&V6R7&F6G&frf&6R6VEFVN( 2&W6V&66GV7FVB'VFW6R6V WfVBVFW'2g&&vRb&v6F27&72FRTvW&RFW'fWvVB&WBFR6VvW2FWf6RFFrFV 'W6W76W2f"FRFvFvR*FR7W'fWfVCrǒCW"6VBb&W7FVG2&VƖWfVBFV"60rvB&w&W72vFFvFG&6f&FrǒF&B3BW"6VB6FBFW&RV"FRVB`FR&6W72uGvF&G2b&W7FVG2F֗GFVBFRVVBFV7V6Ɨ7@B67VFG227&F6WB&7F66WFFFVƗfW"6vRtfW'vV֖rBW"6VBbF6R7W'fWVB&VGW6P67VFG2FVFVtbbFR&W7FVG2&RrF7&V6RFV FWVFV6RWFW&7V6Ɨ7G22FWFFfgW6RFPVFr&W77W&RBFVƗfW"&V7G2FRBvF'VFvWBࠤ%$T`Vv2FF2ƖVB'FW'6vFv&6V@6vRt57V'6F'b&VƖ6R6V6F2FWBG2v&&V67&70WW&RU26BFR֖FFPV7Bt5W&FW2RbFP&vW7Bv&7V'6V6&R@FW'&W7G&WGv&2BffW'0FRvW&f&6R6V@Ff&vFVF6V@&6W7G&FFVFW'&6W0&VBFRv&BF&Vvt5( 266&Rv&@2WGv&7W7FW'2Vv2FFf6ƗFW2vpfR66W72FWFV@FF6VG&RfG&BFFFF&7FrFV"7G&FVv0FWVG2b6VBv&ǒf6VBgW66vV6VW"2V6V@6&&FvF֖7&6g@FBvFVw&FR֖7&6gN( 06V7W&GV6VBVFW'&6Pw&FRW"66R6V@6W'f6W2vF6vV6VW"( 0v&6VBg&7G'V7GW&RF&WGFW"6W'fR7W7FW'2vF&VG&'W7Bv&6V@g&7G'V7GW&R7W'FVB'rFF6VG&W2WFV6fPf7Df&W"WGv&B&PFSG2b&W6V6P'FW&6BWW&P6&VBFRFFFbFP֖7&6gB6VBV6W06vV6VW"( 2VF6V@'FfƖखFW&WFR2V6VBF@FR7v72f6&W@7WW'f6'WF&G26Pvv&FVBFRd6W'Ff6FFFW&WFP66FFF6VG&W2vVWfBW&6FW&WF^( 07v7266FFF6VG&P6W'f6W2fR7V66W76gVǒ@6FVW6ǒ6WfVBd6W'Ff6F66R#"FP6W'Ff6FFV7G&FW2F@FW&WF^( 266F6W'f6W0VWBFRvW7B7FF&G0b6V7W&GB&f7f f67FGWF2W&FpFR6VG'V722&VV&V6v6VB'vV"6W'f6W2u22RbG2f'7B'FW'2F6WfRu2vfW&V@6WFV7Wr6V@bFRu26WFV7&w&v6vƖvG06W2FV7G&FpFV66&f6V7@7V66W72FVƗfW&r7V6Ɨ6V@6VB&6VB6WF2u0F7W7FW'2V72v06VV7FVB&6VBG2&fVG&6&V6&Bb7V66W76gVǐFVƗfW&r6VB&6V@6WF2u2FfVFW&7FFRB6vfW&V@vV6W2FRU26VFp6ƖVG2ƖRFRFW'FV@bFRFW&"FR7FFR`v6wFBFR67VW f6R&FV7F'W&VRWrvFRW"g&Х66VFW"VV7G&23#rpF&W&RB&W7BFFF6VFW"VW&vV6W2FW67&&W0g&Wv&f"VffV7FfP7G&FVw'&vVB7&72F&VP6FVv&W2BFFFpvB&W&FB&6W706V6ǒB6fVǒ֗FvFPFR7BbVW&vV6W2FV&WfVBFVg&&V7W'&rFFvBFRvFRW f6CGGwwr6VF66W7F2D3eRDӓ3eU#TFc6F&V7CG'VP