The primary Hybrid work index (HWI) from Cisco has proven that hybrid employees count on larger flexibility, accessibility and safety, whereas companies grapple with assembly elevated expertise calls for.
The Hybrid work index, which will probably be up to date quarterly, examines how folks’s habits and expertise interactions have completely reshaped work a yr and a half into the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s primarily based on aggregated and nameless buyer datapoints from Cisco platforms overlaying collaboration (Webex), networking (Meraki), web visibility (ThousandEyes) and safety (Talos, Duo, Umbrella).
Third-party analysis surveying greater than 39,000 respondents throughout 34 nations, together with CIOs, IT resolution makers and staff, supplemented the analysis alongside Cisco’s personal worker knowledge.
Cisco believes various key themes have emerged from the HWI that may assist enterprise leaders perceive the strategy they should take to make hybrid work a long-term success.
For instance, a standout theme was that individuals