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Dell and Intel releases Global Evolving Workforce Study for India

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Dell together with Intel has released the findings of its second Global Evolving Workforce Study for India. The study recognizes and explores the present and future trends related to workplace and workforce and the role of technology in their evolution. The study covered professionals from industries like Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Media & Entertainment, Private Healthcare, Private Education, Government, Public Healthcare and Public Education.

Speaking about the study, Sudharsan R., Commercial Marketing Head, Dell India, said, “The survey’s aim is to explore the needs, wants and experiences of the evolving workforce globally and in India. This program is a part of our overarching strategy that is concentrated on listening to our customers. With this we intend to identify trends and issues of how technology is adding to productivity and efficiency of employees. From what the survey reveals, India’s dynamic work environments need the most secure and manageable technology, to support an employee in carrying out diverse tasks.”

The research highlights that desktop is the top device for getting work done in the office in India. BYOD is also gaining importance 76% of the Indian workforce surveyed is part of an organization which approves BYOD. The Indian employees have divergent views on whether remote workers are more or less productive than office workers. 29% of middle/junior management who think people working at home is more productive. 45% of Executive/senior management who think people working at home is more productive.

The research also suggests that three-fourths of Indian employees feel that their organizations only deploy new technology when absolutely necessary. 38% believe available technology at work prevents productivity. 51% believe technology has hindered career growth. 45% feel technology brings people together, while only 12% feel technology separates people.

The Evolving Workforce Study globally surveyed almost 5,000 employees of small, medium and large organizations in 12 countries and uncovered a number of key insights for business leaders, IT managers and human resource professionals to consider when recruiting, supporting and retaining their workforce.

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