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Globally, CEOs responding to The Conference Board C-Suite Challenge™ 2019 see the top barrier to innovation today as day-to-day performance pressure, followed by a lack of talent/skills and a shortage of resources. But looking out to 2025, concerns shift. Talent becomes the number one obstacle to innovation even as day-to-day performance pressure continues to warrant attention. Regulation, seen as a bottom-tier problem today, becomes the third biggest obstacle in 2025.