Customers no longer have to drive to brick and mortar stores as often. They’re online interacting with multiple platforms. The challenge for many businesses is in balancing the need for meeting customer demand with profitability, where digital transformation puts businesses ahead of the game.
As organizations increase their focus on the employee experience in the digital workplace, many companies are pursuing integrated workspaces that combine multiple applications. Not surprising, as research shows us that there is a cost incurred every time an employee switches context.
According to Tech News World, employees must have a higher degree of digital literacy to keep pace with today’s workplace productivity demands. Over the next two years, 90% of the workforce must be proficient at such basic computer skills as managing email and company software; over 50% will need more advanced skills including the ability to use, configure and build digital systems. We have truly and completely entered into the age of the digital workplace.
Just a brief note to let readers know that I wrote an article that was published today by CMSWiRE. The site's theme this month is "digital literacy". The article explores how the user interface and user experience of digital workplace software can help or hinder the digital literacy of front-line employees.