Enterprises are discovering new avenues for growth and opportunity because of digital transformation. More industries are adopting digital workplaces and hybrid models to create a more flexible and self-sufficient workforce. Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, digital workplaces have transformed the way people collaborate and experience work. More companies are heavily reliant on technology for remote collaboration and operational efficiency. So the work is categorize into three types mainly- remote, onsite and hybrid.
Working at a location, a worksite or an office can provide a unified experience for the entire workforce. This can foster a physical sense of awareness, discipline, and unity. Most of us are familiar with this type of work as the set standard. While on-site work is slowly phasing out in various industries, there is still a large proportion of workers who are required to be on-site to perform certain tasks and functions of the business.
- Less distractions from family affairs
- More communication and interaction with colleagues
- Cohesive organizational culture which fosters a sense of purpose
- Access to company assets, facilities, and equipment
Digital innovation has introduced digital workplaces, which highlights a lot of drawbacks of on-site workplace models. With the rise of technology, it became easier for people to work and collaborate remotely. Remote work is gaining prominence in numerous industries across various business verticals.
- Higher levels of productivity
- Freedom to work anywhere and at anytime
- Save time and costs on commute
- More family time and personal time
- Less distractions from coworkers
- Virtual collaboration
key players in the IT and FinServ industries are determined to continue remote work post the pandemic. However, operations reliant on on-site workers will have to find a new and inventive workplace solution. That’s why hybrid workplaces can revolutionize the future of work. In a survey by Stanford, 55% of workers prefer to spend some time at office and some time at home during work. 25% preferred working from home permanently, while only 20% said they want to work on-site full-time.
Hybrid work models vary from company to company. In many cases, employees are offer flexible work hours and remote work opportunities while a percentage of the workforce works on-site. This system is alternated depending on the business requirements.
- Employees have the freedom of remote work
- During on-site workdays, employees can get to know their coworkers better
- Companies can curb overhead costs by deploying hybrid workplace solutions