Why IT is Unprepared for a Millennial Shift
By Dennis McCafferty
More than seven out of 10 IT pros said the Millennial shift has impacted them in some extent.
24% said they have already come up with a strategy to address the needs of Millennials from an IT perspective, and 43% say they’re developing one.
Only 37% said they’re confident in their ability to provide access to data anytime/anywhere, a key factor for Millennial IT support.
Only 37% said they’re confident in their ability to provide the access to the latest tech, and just 36% are confident that they can provide an enjoyable user experience.
Only 22% said they have integrated tech to handle knowledge transfer to the upcoming generation of workers.
78% said the “Millennial Shift” will cause an increase in the mobile/remote workforce within the next year.
73% said this shift will boost the use of collaborative and communications tools over the next 12 months.
57% said it will prompt the changing of security requirements.
43% said it will increase demand for better work/life balance.
Mobility: 60%, Security: 51%, Cloud computing: 49%, Virtualization: 43%, Communications/collaboration: 57%