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The Next Phase of Unified Workspace Evolution: Contextual Workspaces Optimize a Digital Workplace Strategy

Published: 07 March 2019

ID: G00381019

Analyst(s): Chris Silva , Nathan Hill


End-user computing strategy must evolve beyond a static PC environment to deliver apps, data and access based on context by delivering workspaces that adapt to employees’ working styles. I&O leaders must retool to satisfy users and increase productivity.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Organizational Measures to Accommodate User Choice Have Satisfied Short-Term User Demand for Device Choice
  • Efforts to Create Accommodating Workspaces Are Bound by Finite Resources of Capital and Time That IT Can Invest in These Reactive Activities
    • Mapping the Accommodating Workspace
  • Contextual Capabilities Will Shift the Workspace Experience to One That Is User-Defined and, in so Doing, Will Change How Work Gets Done
    • Define the Contextual Fabric Strategy

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