By now, many employees have grown to expect, not just appreciate, the flexibility of going virtual. In a recent survey conducted by the digital workspace provider Citrix, 52 percent of respondents said they prefer a hybrid work model, while nearly 20 percent said they would like to continue working remotely indefinitely.
For entrepreneurs and small businesses, a remote or hybrid setup offers a host of advantages, but it also requires adjusting to ensure productivity, security, and collaboration is possible regardless of employees’ work locations.
Of employees say they prefer a hybrid work environment
Enter the digital workspace, a suite of tools and services in a centralized, cloud-based platform that empowers businesses to operate smoothly and efficiently across multiple settings. The goal is to create a virtual environment in which employees don’t have to change the way they interface with technology and work applications based on where they are, or what device they’re using. Demand for these types of solutions is growing, with the global digital workspace market expected to reach $44.9 billion by 2026.
Digital workspaces are designed to streamline, secure, and simplify workflows for all sizes and types of businesses. This allows employers to create a customizable digital infrastructure that serves a wide variety of use cases, says Matthew Crawford,…