As remote work transitioned from being an occasional perk to an operational necessity, businesses were forced to quickly adapt to ensure their employees could thrive in the new context. In order to maintain high levels of productivity and keep colleagues and teams feeling connected and supported, organizations needed to provide new resources and innovate their practices for a new setting. Digital technologies to facilitate better collaboration and communication solve immediate needs, while preparing for a likely hybrid future that brings together employees regardless of location, time zone, or role.
In this research paper, the PSFK Labs team examines the tools being utilized across sectors to streamline employee connection, engagement, and workflow. Discover the power of virtual reality, interactive platforms, and digital communities to foster workplace collaboration that rivals that of in-person meetings. Explore trends shaping a hybrid approach to workplace structure moving forward, and supporting case studies that demonstrate the great possibilities that can come from flexibility, understanding, and support between employers and employees.
Published April 2021