Many CIOs also understand the value the network brings to the business. They are tasked with delivering the best tools to enable the business and drive employee productivity. But the CIO must also balance the needs of the users with the needs of the business – ensuring the business is secure and its IP is protected.How does the CIO deliver a “work, your way” experience that the next generation demands?
A third stakeholder in the network is the end-user. Executives want to attract the best-and-brightest of the next generation workforce to bring fresh ideas and revitalize their companies. But some of the rules have changed. In a recent survey of college students and young professionals, two fifths said they would accept a lower-paying job that had more flexibility with regard to device choice, social media access, and mobility than a higher-paying job with less flexibility. Money is no longer the only motivator. And increasing salaries until the other factors diminish in importance? That’s not the side of the equation you want to be on.Governments around the world will rely on the millenials for their operations as the baby boom generation retires. For example, more than ¼ of all federal workers in the US are already eligible to retire. Government leaders need to attract these young workers into the public workforce.
More than 80% of the cost of a building and theresources it consumes comes from its operations.Buildings use 39% of our total energy, two-thirdsof our electricity, and one-eighth of our water.75% of the infrastructure we need in 2030 toaccommodate our needs, does not exist today. #CiscoSmartTO