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Three Trends Enabling Workplace Modernization

Posted by Linda Rendleman on Jul 16, 2019 2:54:32 PM
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People, Space, Technology and User Experience:  Synergies that Help Channel Partners Engage Their Workforce

Where, how, and when people do their jobs is being redefined by the exponential growth of technology, information sharing, mobility and collaboration.

A lot of businesses are adopting a new open concept work environments. In contrast to traditional workspace of cubicles and high walls, these open environments allow for more natural light, better air quality and windows with outside views.

shows people who sit at a desk for more than eight hours a day with no physical activity have a risk of dying that is similar to that of those who smoke. Therefore, new work environments are being developed around ecosystems that utilizes a range of spaces for every work style and responsibility.

Technology is transforming at a record pace, and the workforce is more educated and diverse, so it’s no surprise that IDC’s spending guide indicates that in 2019[1] over 75 percent of digital transformation spending will be on hardware and services.

With the increase in market demand for workplace modernization, businesses are reevaluating their current and future facilities. Those that don’t seize the opportunity to invest in technology and build employee engagement will miss prospects for growth.

Tech Data’s endpoint solutions strategy focuses on three trends that are driving this opportunity in the U.S. market. They include:

  1. Workspace transformation
  2. Anytime, anywhere, digital workforce
  3. Next-generation collaboration solutions

How Tech Data Helps Channel Partners to Capitalize on Workspace Transformation and Why Tech-as-a-Service (TaaS) is Key.

By 2021, 60 percent of G2000 companies will have adopted a future-workspace model[2] — a flexible, intelligent, collaborative virtual and physical work environment — to improve employee experience and productivity. That’s where Tech Data’s workspace transformation comes into play as it ensures that people can work and collaborate regardless of the environment in which they work.

By investing in resources related to cloud, analytics/IoT, security and services, Tech Data helps channel partners engage their entire workforce and gain a competitive advantage by strategically combining people, space, technology and the expected experience, to drive workspace transformation.

In addition, Tech Data offers Tech-as-a-Service (TaaS) program, which gives partners the ability to incorporate hardware, software, accessories, activations, services and more, into a single subscription. By deploying only what is needed, partners benefit from expedited cash flow in the form of upfront payments in full, accelerated refresh cycles via automatic re-engagement, and expanded capabilities that deliver specialized services to drive productivity and decrease costs. End users increase worker productivity and reduce IT and procurement workloads. This is an ideal way to establish long-term, sustainable relationships with end customers.

For more information on Tech Data’s TaaS solution, call 800-237-8931. Stay tuned for part two of this series where we will discuss the anytime, anywhere, digital workforce.

We’d like to hear from you. Provide us your comments and let's discuss how Tech Data can help you incorporate our endpoint devices, along with next-generation technologies like analytics and IoT, cloud, security or services, to offer customers fully customized solutions in any of the verticals in which they work.

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About the Author

Linda Rendleman is senior vice president, Endpoint Solutions for Tech Data. Linda is located in Clearwater, Fla.


[1] IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Digital Transformation Spending Guide

[2] Top 10 Worldwide Future of Work 2019 Predictions

Tags: Endpoint Solutions, TaaS, End-to-End Solutions, Workspace Transformation, Anytime, Anywhere, Workforce, Digital Workforce