The Evolving Workforce

The Evoving Workforce: A three part research series
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Dell and Intel have commissioned TNS Global to undertake a global project to identify and explore key future trends and themes pertaining to the workplace and workforce, and in particular, the role that technology has played in their evolution. The project spans eleven countries and comprises several stages combined to form an iterative journey of learning and discovery.

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Expert Insights
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Expert Insights
The first report in the three-part series explores these seven trends in the evolving workplace:
  • Crowdsourcing and Crowdsource service
  • Productivity measured in outputs, not hours
  • Changes in the adoption of devices
  • Intergenerational kiss and punch
  • Values versus rules
  • Many hats of the IT manager
  • Employee-led innovation
The Workforce Perspective
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The Workforce Perspective
The second report in the three-part series examines global survey results from 8,360 workers across 11 countries in organizations of varying sizes.
Individual country-specific reports are available in localized languages.

United States United StatesBrazil BrazilJapan Japan
Canada CanadaMexico Mexico 
United Kingdom United KingdomGermany Germany 
India IndiaFrance France 
Australia AustraliaChina China 
The Business Perspective and Research Summary
This final report outlines the views of senior business leaders — CIOs, CTOs and other experts — on the key themes and hypotheses uncovered in the previous stages of the research. Engagement with this audience reveals an array of implications for IT consumerization as well as the changing workforce and workplace of the future.
The Business Perspective and Resaerch Summary Part 1: People
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Part 1: People
This report highlights the segments within the global workforce that are shaping and driving change.
The Business Perspective and Research Summary Part 2: Productivity
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Part 2: Productivity
This report explores the role technology can play in helping employers and employees achieve productivity gains.
 The Business Perspective and Research Summary Part 3: Progress
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Part 3: Progress
This report outlines the factors that are making progress most apparent in certain geographies and sectors.

News from The Business Perspective and Research Summary

channelbiz.co.uk United Kingdom
Big Biz agrees: BYOB, flexible working to become more pervasive
Webb’s thoughts on BYOD and flexible working are largely in line with this year’s Evolving Workforce report from Dell and Intel. Fergus Murphy, marketing director of client solutions for Dell EMEA, told ChannelBiz UK that the results of the study support the notion that there’s a growing correlation between quality and levels of choices in the workplace, and employee satisfaction and productivity.

computerweekly.com United Kingdom
BYOD increases productivity, but IT departments need to be prepared
Employees who are offered bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives and input into IT decisions are likely to be more productive in the workplace, according to research.

itespresso.de Germany
Wenn Mitarbeiter zu IT-Admins werden
Der Hype um Smartphones und Tablet-PCs in Unternehmen wird immer stärker. IT-Experten und Hersteller fordern, dass Mitarbeiter mehr Mitsprache bei der Wahl der Geräte bekommen. Doch trotz aller Vorteile der neuen Technik gibt es Dinge, die sich auch in der schicken Welt der Mobilgeräte nie ändern.

Direct2Dell United States
Google+ #DellHangout Announcement: The Office Just Isn't What it Used to Be: Evolving #Workforce #BYOD
You are invited to join Social Media influencers, thought leaders and Dell employees for a LIVE Google+ Hangout On Air! This Hangout will be hosted from the +Dell page so come on over to our page to watch the live feed.

talouselama.fi Finland
Tutkimus: Oma kännykkä töissä tekee ihmisestä tehokkaamman
Valinnanvapaus it-työkalujen kanssa lisää työntekijöiden tuottavuutta. Samalla vaihtoehtojen kirjo tuo yrityksille lisää tietoturvariskejä.

siliconrepublic.com Ireland
Digitally savvy workers do not adhere to 9-to-5 routines, new Dell and Intel research finds
The shift towards increased technology choice and mobility in the last three to five years has left businesses scrambling to create IT infrastructure that supports digitally savvy workers who do not adhere to 9-to-5 routines, new research on changing work norms by Dell and Intel has found.

dell.com/newsroom United States
Dell and Intel Study Concludes IT Consumerization Increases Productivity in the Workplace
Dell and Intel today released findings from the final phase of a multi-year research effort that shows IT consumerization is dependent on an open-minded approach by organizations, and most likely to succeed with specific, pre-defined parameters.
How is technology changing the workplace?
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Fox Business News

Fox Business News Live Small Business talks with Erik Dithmar, VP & GM of Small and Medium Business at Dell Americas, to learn about the Evolving Workforce reserach study. (08min:16s)
The Evolving Workforce

This is a multimedia presentation of global survey results from the Evolving Workforce Research Program.

Google+Dell Hangout
The Evolving Workforce
Dell Hangout
Stephen O'DonnellOn air live from noon to 1:00 p.m. CT, August 1, 2012, to discuss the key themes from the final report. 
moderated by @stephenodonnell




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