In the past few decades, technology has changed how we work and has been helping us in many ways. In 2016, 85% of all global business was done by virtual teams, and since 2005, distance workers have increased by 115%. However technology isn't all perfect - one out of four struggle with interacting solely through technology. Relying on technology alone could lead to lack of team engagement, difficulty to manage tasks, and reduced productivity.
New tech means new needs for communication - 74% of people would prefer sending messages over an in person discussion. This new tech allows for more collaboration as 91% of people would want to have stronger team relationships with their colleagues. Technology also allows employees to contribute to the discussion. This greatly increases productivity by letting the employees have a voice in their work.
Find out how tech is making work easier for you and your colleagues here.
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