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The Digital Workplace: Understand the trends driving the workplace evolution

Digitalisation has changed how employees in your organisation collaborate with each other, support partners, interact with customers, streamline processes, and otherwise build a more effective, more efficient business. Enterprises need a digital workplace strategy to remain competitive and relevant in the current digital climate. To gauge the state of the digital workplace, Dimension Data surveyed 850 business and IT leaders driving technology and organisational change in their companies. They are from organisations with 1,000 or more employees and represent a wide range of industries.
In this session, we will discuss the key findings of the Report in more detail and provide deeper insights into how organisations today are evolving from a traditional office environment to a digital workplace, with examples of what is happening in the workplace right now.
Recorded Jul 26 2017 48 mins
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Evan Kirchheimer: Research Director, Ovum. Alex Bennett: GTM Director and Robert Allman: Director CX and C, Dimension Data
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If you believe you can do anything, we’re here to help you do it.
Dimension Data uses the power of technology to help organisations achieve great things in the digital era. As a member of the NTT Group we accelerate our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces for tomorrow, and cybersecurity. With a turnover of USD 7.4 billion, offices in 46 countries and legal entities in 68 countries, and 30,000 employees, we deliver wherever our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey. We’re proud to be the Official Technology Partner of Amaury Sport Organisation, organiser of the Tour de France, and the title partner of the cycling team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka.








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