Reasons for not adopting or using advanced technologies, by industry and enterprise size

Reasons for not adopting or using advanced technologies, by industry and enterprise size <p>Percentage of enterprises that did not adopt or use advanced technologies for specific reasons, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period. Reasons for not adopting or using advanced technologies include not convinced of economic benefit; difficulty in obtaining financing; high cost of advanced technologies; investment not necessary for continuing operations; lack of technical skills required to support this type of investment; organizational culture too inflexible; decisions made by parent, affiliates or subsidiary businesses; lack of technical support or services (from consultants or vendors); lack of information regarding advanced technology; difficulty in integrating new advanced technologies with existing systems, standards and processes; other reasons for not adopting or using advanced technologies; and adoption or use of advanced technologies not applicable to this business’s activities.</p> 2021-10-28 Statistics Canada infostats@statcan.gc.ca Economics and IndustryScience and Technologybusiness dynamicsbusiness performance and ownershipinnovation and business strategyscience and technologysmall and medium sized businesssoftware licensing and advanced technology usetable DatasetCSV https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/csv/27100368-fra.zip DatasetCSV https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/csv/27100368-eng.zip DatasetXML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/sdmx/27100368-SDMX.zip Supporting DocumentHTML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/fr/tv.action?pid=2710036801 Supporting DocumentHTML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=2710036801

Percentage of enterprises that did not adopt or use advanced technologies for specific reasons, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period. Reasons for not adopting or using advanced technologies include not convinced of economic benefit; difficulty in obtaining financing; high cost of advanced technologies; investment not necessary for continuing operations; lack of technical skills required to support this type of investment; organizational culture too inflexible; decisions made by parent, affiliates or subsidiary businesses; lack of technical support or services (from consultants or vendors); lack of information regarding advanced technology; difficulty in integrating new advanced technologies with existing systems, standards and processes; other reasons for not adopting or using advanced technologies; and adoption or use of advanced technologies not applicable to this business’s activities.

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