In response to the changing dynamics of globalization, Internet of Things and pecuniary uncertainties, firms world over are attempting to reform workplace structures. Mega Trends such as Connectivity, Urbanization and Social Trends, are key trends propelling the need for more customized, smart and innovative work styles. Future workplace structures are envisioned to be a scenario wherein employees are likely to use a multitude of connected mobile devices and apps that will offer compelling new work style experiences integrating voice, video and data access services.
There is likely to be a transformational shift from a location-based workplace that is seen today to a more software-designed workplace moving into the future. In such a scenario, standardization, scalability and data security are the three major concern areas that firms need to address when building infrastructure for future work needs.
For employees to work remotely from anywhere and anytime, there is a need for the right infrastructure with secure managed services that facilitate ubiquitous connectivity. Future workplaces are becoming the core focus areas to business strategy, as implementing the right technologies and policies will be the key to future organizational success. Firms have started to nurture and protect cultures that drive innovation and collaboration.