A lot of time is spent talking about creating the best possible workspace for employees. This includes the debate on open floor plans versus private offices and design defining culture at work. But according to Adobe's recent survey, it is actually cutting-edge technology that is the most important amenity. Building Design + Construction goes over the results here:
American office workers love their jobs, and love them even more when the technology their companies use is viewed as being ahead of the curve.
A recent online survey of more than 1,000 office workers in the U.S., which Adobe conducted during two weeks last month, finds 70% saying they love what they do. And a remarkable 81% say that state-of-the-art technology was more important to them than an office’s design or on-site amenities.
Seven out of 10 U.S. workers believe technology improves the work-life balance, and 81% say technology helps them connect with colleagues more efficiently. Those respondents who think their company’s technology is “ahead of the curve” feel about twice as creative, motivated, and satisfied as respondents who work for companies with less-than-cutting edge technology.
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