The explosion of smartphones, tablets and Internet of Things (IoT) devices is transforming the way we communicate, consume services, and manage our personal lives. The combination of mobile devices and cloud-based apps is also changing the very nature of our work environments, where collaborative open spaces and non-routine schedules are becoming the norm, and the #GenMobile workforce expects to be able to work anytime, anywhere from virtually any device.
As a result, organisations are adjusting their physical spaces and technology designs to attract and retain top talent — the influx of Millennials who want an open, modern space within a mobile-friendly environment — and to boost worker productivity. Cornell University reports 33% less attrition rate within companies when they allow their workforce to work wherever they roam.
Organisations need to rethink how they are set up to cater for these changes to enable the digital workplace