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Scenario: Enabling End Users in the Digital Workplace

Published: 30 April 2015

ID: G00274118

Analyst(s): Leslie Fiering, Stephen Kleynhans


As IT leaders and planners develop their roadmaps for future endpoint computing investments, aligning those plans with digital workplace initiatives will be critical to ensuring that employees remain productive and are able to adapt to rapid changes in their working environments.

Table Of Contents
  • Personalization
    • Standardization of the Consistent Operating Environment Is Waning
    • Challenges to IT
  • The Digital World
    • The Digital World Is Changing the Nature of Work
    • Challenges to IT
    • The Digital Workplace Is Pushing the Endpoint Application Environment Beyond Enterprise Applications
    • Challenges to IT
  • The Physical World
    • The Nature of the Physical Workplace Is Changing
    • Successful Workplaces Enable Personal Productivity, Collaboration and Spontaneous Interaction
    • Challenges to IT
    • Screens Are Where the Physical and Digital Worlds Intersect
    • Challenges to IT
  • General Recommendations
    • Invest in Multimodal Collaboration Environments
    • Ensure That Application Development/Purchasing Strategies Accommodate the Digital Workplace
    • Make Risk Analysis a Core Security Skill Set
    • Create a Self-Help Culture
    • Look to Pilot IoT Initiatives

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