The need to improve the digital resiliency of the workforce during and after the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically accelerated trends in digital workplace technology.
According to the Gartner 2020 Digital Workplace Survey, “68% of respondents agreed that more C-level execs have expressed involvement in the digital workplace since COVID-19,” says Matt Cain, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner.
“From meeting solution software, to enterprise chat platforms, to desktop-as-a-service, the pandemic rapidly elevated many digital workplace technologies from nice-to-have to must-have status.”
Now more than six months into the global pandemic, organisations around the globe have turned their attention to the task of returning to normal – albeit the new normal, with an acknowledgement that virtual has earned its spot.
According to Microsoft, recent uptake of its Teams platform saw more than 200 million meeting participants in a single day, generating more than 4.1 billion meeting minutes amongst more than 75 million daily active users. It’s Power Platform—the low code application platform that is transforming 97 percent of the Fortune 500—is now home to more than 19 million monthly
With life somewhat moving on from the initial scramble of the pandemic, we find organisations are asking questions in two key areas regarding the future of work and its organisational and economic impacts.
“Will the technologies that allowed us to be productive away from our workspaces support us returning to them?”
“What solutions have been created to help us be successful from here, and how do we rapidly deploy and use those technologies?”
“How do we then return to growth?”
Unfortunately, there is no corporate blueprint for getting this next step right, but there are approaches, technologies, and considerations that can help guide you and your organisation towards a plan that is right for your business and your stakeholders.
This free guide explains key workforce transformation scenarios to help you prepare for a return to the new normal. For each scenario, there are a short list of questions that will help you understand your current situation and provide inspiration for activities to plan for what’s next.
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