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Survey finds European businesses focused on merging culture and technology to empower productivity

Survey finds European businesses focused on merging culture and technology to empower productivity

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Smartsheet, an enterprise platform for dynamic work, revealed 71% of technology decision makers are rethinking their longer-term strategic decisions around workforce technologies, according to a commissioned survey of enterprise professionals conducted by 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Decision makers globally are considering how technology can alleviate workplace culture concerns related to collaboration, work-life balance and productivity, brought on by the shift to remote work. Forty-one percent of UK respondents reported work-life balance difficulties and the risk of burnout as the most significant hurdle when supporting distributed workers, which was echoed by 50% of US respondents. This trend was repeated by 31% of UK respondents (vs. 45% of US) who worry about employees leaving for other opportunities.

However, one concern both UK and US respondents agreed upon was not having the technologies to effectively support remote work, where the combined average was 32%.

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