There’s no denying the workplace has recently undergone a massive evolution. With the rise of mobile technology and cloud computing, today’s offices are vastly different spaces than they were even just ten years ago. Turning a modern office into a workplace of the future can lead to more productivity, better recruitment, increased security and lower costs. Often, the trouble is simply determining where to start.
Part of the challenge is rethinking the whole concept of a workspace beyond a physical office. As the boundaries between work and home life continue to blur, more and more work is done on the road. Employees today expect to have the capability to complete their tasks as effectively out of the office as they can inside it. This interconnectivity allows employees to be more efficient than ever before.
With mobile and cloud computing, data and applications to be accessed and shared from all over the globe, which can help encourage employee engagement. Such technology can also lead to increased security—ease of access within a system gives employees less incentive to circumvent it. Additionally, enabling your office with the latest technology can aid recruitment efforts and diminish turnover, especially as the millennial generation enters the workforce.
The benefits of such a space speak for themselves, but setting up the workplace for the future is easier said than done. Such a change could be a dramatic cultural shift, and companies should be prepared to assist their employees throughout the process. That’s why GovLoop sat down with DXC Technology to explore what the workplace of the future is and how your agency can achieve it.
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