Technology is enabling new ways of working

1 April 2023 — Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

What is the trend?

We are living in a time when many different technological developments are converging: cloud computing, AI, robotics, smart devices, augmented reality, software as a service, blockchain and more. This creates opportunities in all different areas of business. Here are 3 key office technologies to keep an eye on in the next 5 years:

But it’s not just emerging technologies that will shape the future of offices. Yes sure, new and advanced tools will be embraced by some forward-looking workplaces

However, one of the biggest impacts may come from existing productivity tools like SlackLoom and Asana, enabling effective asynchronous work at scale.

They are established, proven, and are moving into later stages of the technology adoption life cycle, where the largest number of users are likely to come onboard.

Why is the trend so important?

Adopting more efficient office tools, and embracing automation enables higher levels of productivity, and new ways of working.

Think about how much the office has evolved with the emergence of modern IT, or even further back to how much the printing press revolutionised the world.

To maintain a competitive edge, it’s important to always be keeping an eye out for opportunities to work smarter.

How can we embrace this trend?

Ideas for adding new tools to your current workflows can come from all different places. Consider fostering an environment where staff are empowered to constantly look for ways to improve and test new initiatives.

When planning your fitout, consider your hardware needs over the next 5-10 years. How many ethernet ports will be required? Are there areas where Wi-Fi is currently weak that need a signal booster?

Check the internet options that are available in your office and look for the fastest, most reliable solution. As technology evolves, high-speed internet connectivity is only going to become more important.

Chat to our team about how to transform your workspace with the latest technologies.