The number of white-collar employees working from outside the office has been increasing.
Employees who say they telecommute …
Source: WorldatWork employee surveys
And consumers are buying smart phones and tablet computers at a brisk rate.
Mobile-device sales (millions)
Employees in office jobs have high expectations for using mobile devices—including their own—at work.
Measuring employee attitudes
Source: Survey commissioned by Cisco of 1,300 workers in 13 countries
Partly to capitalize on this trend, employers are adopting social technologies that allow employees to share and collaborate.
Worldwide business spending on social platforms (millions of U.S. dollars)