Employee work habits are radically diverging from historical patterns. Anywhere–the emergence of ubiquitous connectivity--is changing both where people work and how they collaborate. Remote working is becoming a prerequisite for workers. However, companies have been slow to react, resulting in lower productivity and isolated employees.
According to a Yankee Group survey, nearly three-quarters of workers believe allowing employees to work from home benefits the company. In addition, the majority of workers indicates that the ability to work from home is the single most important thing their company could do to increase their productivity. Employees are demanding flexibility, and the companies that fail to react to this trend will be at a severe competitive disadvantage in the war for talent.
This presentation covers the workforce of tomorrow–what employees' technological, social and professional needs will be and how to keep them connected. It includes:
* The pitfalls of and connectivity solutions for remote working
* Framework for mobilizing the workforce
* Recommendations for companies