73% of businesses report they are reconsidering their existing digital provider partnerships; moreover, this figure increases to 81% for organizations with 10,000 employees and above. #pressrelease

October 18, 2022

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LONDON – Organizations have rapidly accelerated efforts to deliver a modern, mobile and digitally enabled workplace according to the latest Omdia - Future of Work suite of reports. The results highlight that for many, this may mean revisiting their existing vendor relationships, as 73% of businesses report they are reconsidering their existing digital provider partnerships; moreover, this figure increases to 81% for organizations with 10,000 employees and above.

The world of work continues to undergo significant change as businesses look to meet the evolving demands of a more hybrid and mobile-first workforce. Additional takeaways from the reports include:

  • Anywhere vs tethered workforce - Over the next two years, 48% of the total workforce will work in a mobile or hybrid fashion. Organizations will need to invest in infrastructure, technologies and digital capabilities that support a variety of work styles.

  • Robust workplace transformation budgets - 41% of businesses plan to increase their workplace transformation budgets by 5% or more in the coming year. When selecting a new digital partner, organizations will look for partners that have proven cyber security experience (37%), best of breed digital solutions (35%), a strong set of professional services (33%) and other outsourced services (30%).

  • Employee productivity and collaboration - Nearly 50% of enterprises believe employee productivity and collaboration have improved through remote and mobile working, while 25% believe it has worsened. Employee productivity, communication and collaboration and employee retention are all impacted by the overall experience an organization delivers, and businesses must make improving the experience a strategic imperative.

Read the full press release here.

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