FREMONT, CA: Fujitsu Americas beams light on the transitions driven by technology in aspects related to workforce by 2025.
FA says there is an increase in landscape of the workforce with the significant change in enterprise technology where enterprises, personal data sources and devices begin to merge.
Bases on information from Freelancers Union, FA predicts that Millennial prefer virtual workforce that enables them to work productively leveraging personal technology. Workers can choose when and where they work instead of being placed in a traditional office setting. Employees can work remotely on a consistent basis or from home, with a laptop, Wi-Fi connection and a mobile phone provided with enterprise connectivity outside of work. And all they need is telepresence, unified communication platform and enterprise social media tools. It allows companies to reduce management effort and costs of technology and services, increase flexibility and enhance service quality across varied user roles.
Gartner estimates that 4.9 billion connected things are in use in 2015, up 30 percent from 2014, and will reach 25 billion by 2020. Based on the reports from Gartner, FA says as IoT is being a major resource for enterprises, there is a raise in use of connected things introducing new cyber security challenges for IT. Cyber criminals are focusing on activities on creating data relevancy using data analytics. The increase in volume of data makes networks more vulnerable to information breaches. Even though these breaches not necessarily lead to increased frauds, cyber security practices need to be applied at high rate.
By 2016, Gartner predicts that 30 percent of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) an end user service strategies will leverage personal applications and data for enterprise purposes. It allows workforce members to work more productively anywhere anytime leading to better mobility, security and data storage services in the workplace.
"In today's technology-focused culture, an unprecedented amount of our daily lives is now digitized. By 2025, enterprise technology will necessarily become more human centric than it is today," said Neil Jarvis, Chief Information Officer, Fujitsu America. "This shift, which is due to an increasingly innovative society that demands a ubiquitously people-friendly user experience in the workplace, will blur the lines between the enterprise and life itself."