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Andrew Calthorpe

Workforce transformation market ‘to hit $24bn by 2023’

DUBAI, August 5, 2019

The Middle East is boosting the global workforce transformation market, growing to $24 billion by 2023, and enabling employees to optimize their productivity by working on the go, said industry experts, citing a recent report from research firm Research and Markets.

As more UAE organizations need to support staff working from multiple sites – such as headquarters, home, and on-the-go -- digital transformation strategies are increasingly focusing on workforce transformation: the combination of mobile devices, enterprise-level servers and storage, and data security for data protection.

Every industry vertical is impacted by workforce transformation – from media companies with purpose-built workstations for high-quality production, to construction and oil and gas firms that face extreme temperatures of the desert to the rough weather of off-shore sites, argues the UAE-based IT infrastructure and information management consultancy and solutions provider Condo Protego.

“As the workforce transformation market reaches record-highs, the UAE is showing how investment in mobile devices, virtualization, and security can enable faster, smarter, and more efficient workforces,” said Andrew Calthorpe, CEO, Condo Protego.

“While organizations should acknowledge the Bring Your Own Device trend, they may also choose to provide employees with devices that meet their needs, unify and optimize employee experiences, and enhance corporate security policies.”

Worldwide, one recent Forrester report shows that at least 75 percent of global information workers agree that workforce transformation can enhance customer service, revenue growth, costs, and decision-making. Dell Technologies noted that these solutions can save up to 25 percent on PC lifecycle costs.

As a result, there is strong UAE interest in Dell Technologies purpose-built enterprise PCs, desktops, and notebooks, and the VMware Workspace ONE suite to deliver, manage and secure any app on any device.

“Workplace transformation can deliver strong business benefits to organizations,” added Calthorpe. “Channel partners with knowledge and experience in Dell Technologies and VMware can personalize employee experiences with the right apps, data, services, and devices to optimize communication and productivity.” – TradeArabia News Service


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