We are living through an age in which the digital environment of work is becoming much more important than the physical workplace. The digital workplace has the potential to transform how companies operate on the front line, how employees communicate and collaborate internally, and even what it means to be an employee.
Yet most organizations have digital workplaces that are equivalent to boxes of junk. Employees have to stumble through heaps of applications, each with a different interface and security protocol.
We are, however, beginning to see examples of the digital workplace’s true potential, both from organizations and in the consumer world. Below I’ve outlined eight tenets of what a truly integrated digital workplace should look like, along with examples as tangible reference points.
– Co-written by Paul Miller and Ephraim Julius Freed