Friday, 08 January 2021

Facing & Adapting to Tech in 2021

Gartner, the global research and advisory firm, has released their prediction of top technologies trends for 2021. Let’s check it out and be prepared to become a tech-savvy professional in the New Year!

Technology has been seamlessly embedded into our professional lives, thanks to the pandemic. Be it WFO or WFH, our office’s face has been enhanced with technologies, for the sake of our own safety and productivity amidst the uncertain times. If you’re one of the office managers that happen to be on duty during this pandemic, the terms distributed cloud, AI engineering, and cybersecurity has been swarming in our heads for a while.

Just a simple example - perhaps our office on site has been planted with thermal sensors to detect both employees and guests’ body temperature. At the end of the month, we monitor the recap data to evaluate our OHS aspect.

Such technologies are predicted to develop more in 2021, to elevate our worklife in terms of productivity and OHS. What more? Check out the top 3 predicted bgy Gartner:


- People centricity: Although the pandemic changed how many people work and interact with organizations, people are still at the center of all business. And they need digitized processes to function in today’s environment.
- Location independence: COVID-19 has shifted where employees, customers, suppliers and organizational ecosystems physically exist. Location independence requires a technology shift to support this new version of business.
- Resilient delivery: Whether a pandemic or a recession, volatility exists in the world. Organizations that are prepared to pivot and adapt will weather all types of disruptions.

So, are your offices and work life ready to face the future?