CUTTING DOWN ON THE ‘WORK AROUND WORK'
CUTTING DOWN ON THE ‘WORK AROUND WORK'
Employees want to spend the majority of their time doing the actual work and not on doing meetings, assigning tasks, tracking progress, etc. Hence, workstream collaboration tools that deliver a conversational workspace are gaining momentum, says Rashmi Choudhary, Associate Principal Analyst, Gartner
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Agility is a basic ask

Based on Gartner Digital Workplace survey 2019, more than 70 percent of millennials are increasingly attached towards the concept of using personal devices/spaces for collaboration activities than shared/ huddle room spaces/devices. Millennials also desire for collaboration agility which can help them to reduce redundancies around routine work.

Collaboration essentials for the modern workplace

Today, employees want to spend the majority of their time doing the actual work and not doing meetings, assigning tasks, or communicating what they have done. This is called ‘Work around work’. As a result, workstream collaboration tools that deliver a conversational workspace and help to do the job via a single platform and at the same time improve team coordination and performance are gaining traction.

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March 2020