Through virtual advisors, intelligent agents, and other tech advancements, the digital workplace has arrived. Find out how this is driving organizational change according to a CIO Insight survey.
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Work Style Drives Organizational Change
Ninety-six percent of the IT and business leaders surveyed said their organization has at least some elements of a digital workplace strategy in place — or plans to have a strategy in place within two years.
Twenty-seven percent said that most or all of their employees work “nomadically,” moving around the office environment during the work day. A further 28% said most or all of their employees work in a non-office environment.
What Is Driving Work Style Changes?
|Reason for Change|
|Employee demand for greater flexibility|
|Availability of new tech and tools|
|Need to recruit and retain talent|
Wanted: Virtual Advisors
Sixty-two percent of the IT and business leaders surveyed expect that virtual advisors will have a place in their organization within the next two years. Also, 54% expect that they will have a practical use for intelligent agents within the next two years.
What are the Biggest Barriers to Organizational Change?
|Staff resistance to change|
Forty-eight percent said that the CIO, CTO, or IT director has emerged as their company’s “champion of change” for driving work style changes.
Finally, 49% of the IT and business leaders surveyed said their company manages its own productivity software on-premises, and 43% said the same about business apps.