It wasn’t too long ago that the white collar workspace consisted of a desk and a phone and response time to messages from our colleagues and customers was one to three days. Fast forward a few decades and we operate in a business environment where colleagues are distributed across seven continents, competition is global, and expected response time is instantaneous. The chart below summarizes technology solutions and comparative business value by decade.
The Workspace of the Future is a broad term to support employee work-life balance while providing immediate access to information & people, from anywhere at any time. Whether you are in an office, a conference room, Starbucks, school play or at the beach, the workspace has three main components: People, Space and Technology.
2020 Teknology delivers technology solutions to support your next generation workspace. We work with you to identify your primary business drivers, such as listed below, and then work with you to develop phased implementation plans.
For example, at one client, the primary driver is improved work-life blend, recruiting, and improved knowledge sharing. The technology support solution included upgrading wireless network, VDI pilot, developing BYOD strategy, and strengthen network infrastructure for cloud application delivery.
2020 Teknology and our Partners can assist with addressing the “Space” component of Workspace of the future. The need for employees to have a traditional office is evaporating and many companies are realizing they can save millions of dollars by embracing telework and reducing office space.
Teleworking Improves Job Satisfaction, Helps the Environment, and Cuts Costs
Teleworking provides numerous social, environmental, and economic advantages. It helps ensure continuity of operations, as employees can work from home during bad weather, disasters, or pandemic outbreaks. Organizations can also use it to attract new college graduates, and offer an appealing part-time option to retirees with valuable skills. Other benefits of teleworking include: