Gone are the days when the employees had to sit on their seats in an enclosed physical space during regular working hours. An era of digital workplace has begun and has become the latest demanding norm for highly competitive corporate firms. Yes, you read it correct. It’s big time to adopt digital technologies and convert your workplace into digital environment. Irrespective of the industry, drive your business towards a technology-centric business model.
Business leaders have already taken an initiative to embrace various technologies that includes mobile-date, location-aware, cloud computing and much more. But how to use these techniques to make this transformation as efficient as possible? How to consider it so as to support your business goals and at what level it will take your organization? So, defining a term ‘digital workplace’ relevant to your business is the very important step that needs to be taken smartly.
Jane McConnell, Strategic Advisor and Researcher on the digital workplace, goes into an in-depth analysis of the ecosystem of technology, people and organizational processes that comprise a company’s digital maturity.
She found that workplace should be created in a way that employees and tools make a great compatibility and serve the purpose of togetherness individually.
Fundamentally, there are two key components to work towards a digital environment – behavioral and technological. Before you make use of this technical solutions, there is an urge to plan a business case and figure out what does it mean. A digital workplace aims at optimizing flawless operations with collaboration and agility are the main driving forces behind these flawless workflows.
Behavioral of employee engagement is one of the focal point that needs to be focus on and how best to leisure human capabilities within your organization. To engage employees in creating a reliable digital workplace for them, companies must invest to:
- enable innovative ways of communication
- enhance agile work environment
- improve knowledge and learning ability
- improve reliable productivity
Another component that needs focus is the technical component. When you talk about this component, your aim should be to assemble people, workforce, objects and business goals for this transition. As there is a swift change in mobility and various analytics-driven experiences, a point has come where you will notice a common practice of having an access to company’s software and essential apps outside of its physical location. The ability to use digital channels, accessing company’s emails, preferred devices for communication are a standard mark in the digital environment.
Over a last decade, there is tremendous approach in location aware technologies, Enterprise wayfinding software, the Internet of Things (IOT) that has helped in optimizing the interaction level between people and resources in the work environment. It should be kept in mind that each panel of technology must be integrated in such a way that ensures enhanced security and full control.
Along with this, many other innovative ideas can be implemented to guide employees based on the criteria they set. The same way you set the GPS navigation system in the car to avoid toll roads, likewise the development manager sets application in way to avoid bugs and QA area as he does not want be held up in chaos of questions.
At Talentelgia, we are passionate about innovative technology, and help our employees in creating smart, intelligent work environments, and enabling them to adopt better data-driven decisions.