A digital workplace is a single point-of-entry aggregating tools and systems that employees use, enabling them to find the most relevant data in an intuitive, easy-to-use way.
With ever-growing quantities of data to sift through and disjointed tools used to explore it, it’s no surprise that most employees waste a significant portion of their day simply looking for information they need to perform their tasks. You’re aware of this, which is why you’ve already implemented some productivity-enhancing tools such as CRM, ERP, production management or intranet portal software. Why not take it a step further and craft a fully digital workplace?
2 critical challenges related to office productivity
1. Loss of efficiency:
Searching for information can be a complex, time-consuming endeavor when you’re not sure what information is out there, where it is or how to find it – especially for occasional users who aren’t skilled in the use of complex systems. This often leads employees to do things twice, and reinventing the wheel wastes a significant amount of time.
2. Employee well-being: When employees know information exists but are unable to locate it, they get frustrated and unhappy – the roots of burnout. As the strength of a company lies in the health of its people, when employee well-being isn’t up to par, the business suffers across the entire value chain.
2. Employee well-being:
When employees know information exists but are unable to locate it, they get frustrated and unhappy – the roots of burnout. As the strength of a company lies in the health of its people, when employee well-being isn’t up to par, the business suffers across the entire value chain.
Office productivity solutions help employees handle and use structured and unstructured information and collaborate with each other through a range of communication-enhancing functionalities – boosting efficiency and well-being. However, a digital workplace takes great office productivity solutions and combines them in a single personalized point-of-entry. This point-of-entry takes into account the employee’s goals, tasks, responsibilities and priorities to serve up easy-to-digest chunks of relevant data from each integrated system, via one dashboard that:
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