This question should be aimed at CIOs and managers. Most of them do not visit Slashdot. And if you really get hold of them, the answer is, no, they are not ready.
Energy > Interest > Curiosity > Learning
Passive entertainment > Lethargy > Energy Drain
Suggest reading a short essay "On Thinking for Oneself" by Arthur Schopenhauer.
The sad part is that those who decide where our resources go can't see further than 10 years. (and being optimistic, here)
Or the next quarter