The Digital Workplace by 2022....

Collaboration, communication, mobility, social networks, workstation... In an increasingly connected world, the organization of companies is constantly evolving to adapt. What will be the trends from 2021?


A smart, user-centric environment

The new Digital Workplace must now integrate all collaboration and social tools to quickly respond to employees' needs, combining e-mail, instant messaging, social media, HR applications, virtual meeting tools, etc.

Companies want a flexible, simple and customized work environment based on needs and a single approach for all user services.


The 5 expectations of companies

While 71% of companies are generally convinced of the usefulness of the Digital Workplace (Direction - Human Resources - Management), 80% have already begun their transition to a more efficient environment.
digital. Among the 4 main tools of Digital Workplace, we note: 

  • Office 365 - 41%
  • Google Suite - 23%
  • Slack -19%
  • Trello -17%.

And yet innovative French tools such as Jamespot, Jalios... perfectly meet the challenges of the Digital Workplace.

Here are the 5 expectations of the companies

  • Increase agility and productivity
  • Decompartmentalize projects and businesses and facilitate information sharing
  • Put the employee back at the centre of the work organisation
  • Accelerate innovation and change management
  • Enable better collaboration between geographically dispersed teams

The 5 actions for the Digital Workplace of the future

To set up this Digital Workplace of the future that will transform collaboration, companies are committing to new approaches. Let's summarize the 5 key actions:

  • Disrupting the organization for new collaborative working methods
  • Identify uses and build new employee paths
  • Raise awareness and accelerate awareness within the company
  • Train employees, support the development of know-how and interpersonal skills
  • Make the right choice of tools


Source: Digital Workplace Study - Umanis 

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