Almost half of workers admit that they lose between 1 and 5 hours per week to technical failures.
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Productivity: How to avoid distractions that slow you down at the office
We are used to reading news stories that talk about how technology helps improve productivity in an organization.
These tools help us Automatic Improve processes and repetitive tasks Communicationto manage information and resources, etc. In addition, with the outbreak of the epidemic, many companies and workers discovered its benefits Mixed workTechnology plays a decisive role in this.
For example, we collected data a few days ago from a report that reveals this new labor paradigm Streamlines work and improves productivityAt the same time it has a positive impact on employee happiness.
However, what happens if the technology fails? According to a study conducted by Unisys, Almost half of professionals (49%) estimate that they lose between 1 and 5 hours per week due to technical glitches.. In addition, there are 18% who consider losing between 6 and 10 hours, another 5% think this number exceeds 10 hours per week.
Despite the fact that 42% don’t measure the causes of lost productivity, workers actually lose more time than they’d like to admit.
Either way, incorporating technology at work is an obvious need. What you need to do is to find solutions to prevent this situation from happening.
In this sense, the Employees request personalized IT support This allows you to solve these problems to improve your productivity. In this way, the 92% of them would be willing to share their data if it made the forecasting task easier Support team while resolving incidents.
On the other hand, the Unisys report urges companies to take note The generation gap of workers when evaluating the technologies used and to balance innovation and productivity.
For example, he notes that millennials (ages 26-45) have a higher value chatbotsto Wearable devices And Digital boards than their peers in Generation Z (under 25). Conversely, the latter is more open to the use of tools Video Conferencing Collaboration or solutions Automation of routine tasks.
The study also indicates that companies must Improve hybrid models Work to attract and retain talent set up For new colleagues, create New leaders and increase productivity.
Accordingly, it specifies 70% of companies believe that the hybrid model will continue As the first choice in your organization. Likewise, 67% of employees believe that they already work under a hybrid model Location flexibility It is a fundamental element in their professional motivation.
However, companies know that removing workers from the office as a physical space for relationships has its drawbacks, which is why many of them have grown. Programs to improve labor experience And try to avoid the ‘mass resignation’ effects that have occurred in many countries.
Unisys explains how organizations with more mature projects have looked Its experts are now more dedicated More than before, 74% of those consulted agreed.
Also, the value of these programs is shared by both companies and professionals. Not surprisingly, Than 60% of workers surveyed believe they have a positive effect In productivity, talent retention, business and profits.