Analysts to Discuss Latest Digital Workplace Best Practices at Gartner Digital Workplace Summit, September 18-19 2017 in London, U.K.
Digital workplace programs often lose their way, or fail, due to a fragmented approach that prioritizes a few technology "fixes" over business strategy, said Gartner, Inc. To combat this, digital workplace leaders need to employ a framework to ensure their digital workplace initiatives address all of the eight critical components required for a successful implementation.
"The digital workplace promises a more flexible, engaging and intelligent work environment that is able to exploit changing business conditions," said Carol Rozwell, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. "To be successful, a digital workplace can't be built in a vacuum. It must be part of a wider business strategy that seeks to boost employee agility and engagement by developing a more consumerized work environment."
Gartner has identified the eight critical components — "building blocks" — that application leaders need when planning, directing and evolving digital workplace programs (see Figure 1).
Figure 1. The Eight Building Blocks of a Digital Workplace
Source: Gartner (August 2017)
More detailed analysis is available to Gartner clients in the report "Eight Building Blocks You Need to Construct Your Digital Workplace Plan."
Gartner Digital Workplace Summit
Digital workplace trends will be further discussed at the Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2017, taking place September 18-19 in London, U.K. Follow news and updates from the event on Twitter at #GartnerDWS.
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