Data on Why Organizations Kill Emerging Technology Projects

By Alexander MacDougall |  February 1, 2022

As part of our recent research report, “Delivering Value Through Emerging Tech and Innovation,” we asked leaders of R&D and innovation groups at large companies about why their organizations most commonly kill emerging technology projects or collaborations. This report was underwritten by KPMG.

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According to our more than 200 survey respondents, 69 percent of individuals responded that lack of resources was a contributing factor, the most of any option. This was followed by other projects receiving greater priority and an inability to meet expectations, respectively. Respondents were given the option of selecting multiple options.