Gartner Research

Digital Workplace Organizational Change Imperatives

Published: 27 October 2014

ID: G00270161

Analyst(s): Matthew Cain , Mike Gotta , Elise Olding


A wholesale commitment to a digital workplace can introduce substantial change to an organization. IT leaders and digital workplace change agents will benefit from using these practices in promoting a digital workplace.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a Common Vision of the Digital Workplace, and Make Sure It Is Universally Understood and Has a Consistent Message
  • Make All Digital Workplace Communication Content-Consistent
  • Convey the Digital Workplace Message Using a Variety of Media — Audio, Visual, Experiential and Written
  • Use Peer Advocates to Translate the Top-Level Vision Into the Specifics That Enable Stakeholder Groups to Engage and Take Action
  • Actively Promote Self-Organization and Localized Decision Making by Employees to Formulate and Implement Digital Workplace Strategies

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