How apps are adding value to the digitally-driven workplace

November 27, 2018 Sanjana Saluja

Organizations are increasingly turning to workplace apps to improve productivity and engagement. JLL Real Views explores how they could help.

With over five million apps available across the world, just about every fathomable function of daily life can be aided by a finger-tap on a smartphone.

People spend at least two hours a day using apps. But so far this US$1.3 trillion market has barely serviced the place they spend most of their waking hours: the workplace. That’s starting to change.

Workplace apps are increasingly being used for tasks like booking meeting rooms, ordering a morning coffee for collection upon arrival at work, or signing up for extracurricular activities like running clubs. The promise is increased productivity and better engagement with the company.

“As our professional and personal lives increasingly blend, there is a growing appetite for apps to communicate with us in the workplace,” says Michael Taggart, Head of Digital Solutions in Australia for JLL

Click here to find out how workplace apps are improving office life.

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