Tech gap gives weight to low office occupancy data
At a time when commercial occupancy rates across the country remain stubbornly low, the report delves into how Australian office worker expectations are changing in a digital-first, hybrid work environment and how this impacts their office attendance.
Next Flex | Technology for the next generation Australian office, which surveyed 1,000 office workers across the country, was launched by essensys, a leading global provider of software and technology for the commercial real estate industry, in partnership with Flexible Workspace Australia.
- 85% of survey respondents, especially workers under 41, want to work in a flexible workspace near their homes, at least as much as their primary offices
- 57% of Australian office workers say that their office is not equipped for a flexible, seamless, agile work experience
- More than 2 in 5 (41%) feel simple tasks take too long in the office due to the standard of their in-office technology
- More than 90% of Millennials and Generation Z employees experience a gap between the technology currently offered in their office and what’s needed to do their jobs effectively