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Navigating Tomorrow’s Workplace: Closing the Gap with Envoy’s Insights

Navigating Tomorrow's Workplace: Closing the Gap with Envoy's Insights
Envoy Research Reveals One-Third of Organizations Struggle with Workplace Management; 53% Lack Necessary Decision-Making Data


Envoy’s
latest eBook, “Tomorrow’s tech, yesterday’s tactics: Bridging the gap to a future-ready workplace,” unveils compelling insights derived from a comprehensive survey conducted in partnership with Hanover Research. This survey delves into the prevailing challenges faced by organizations in adapting to the evolving demands of the modern workplace.

  1. The Evolving Workplace Landscape:
    • Surveying over 400 executives across various departments, Envoy’s report uncovers a critical gap in organizations’ readiness to meet the demands of the evolving workplace.
    • Despite a notable shift back to physical workplaces, organizations struggle with manual processes and lack the necessary data and technology to ensure security, optimize space usage, and make informed decisions.
  2. Key Findings from Envoy’s Research:
    • One-third of organizations still manage most workplace operations manually, highlighting inefficiencies and vulnerability to security breaches.
    • Major challenges include maintaining security and compliance across locations, adapting to new technologies, and managing distributed teams and flexible work schedules.
    • The demand for workplace data to enhance employee experience and establish data-driven policies is driving interest in automation and AI.
  3. Addressing Operational Challenges:
    • Manual processes drain revenue and hinder workplace optimization, necessitating a shift towards tech-driven solutions for efficient space management and operational excellence.
    • Enhanced physical security and compliance are paramount, especially in the context of distributed workforces and varying traffic patterns.
  4. Balancing Innovation and Cost Efficiency:
    • While there is enthusiasm for investing in new workplace technologies, organizations also prioritize tech consolidation to mitigate costs.
    • Despite the allure of AI and automation, pragmatic considerations drive decisions towards cost-effective solutions that streamline operations.

Envoy’s eBook underscores the urgency for organizations to bridge the gap between antiquated practices and future-ready workplace strategies. By embracing automation, leveraging data insights, and prioritizing security, organizations can navigate the complexities of modern work environments and drive sustainable growth. As the workplace continues to evolve, proactive adoption of innovative technologies and strategic consolidation of tech stacks will be essential for staying competitive and resilient in the digital age.