Every so often, something seismic happens to the way we work.
Collaboration is evolving
Digital collaboration platforms are the most important factor to sustain remote work. 2 But it’s not simply a matter of seeing and hearing more clearly or joining a meeting more easily.
Technology must be smart.
Lenovo is harnessing technology to deliver the best possible employee experience today and tomorrow. Based on our research and ongoing discussions with customers, partners, and industry analysts, we’ve developed three tenets of successful collaboration in the hybrid workplace.
By 2024, in-person meetings will drop from
60% of total enterprise meetings to just 25%. 3
Smart collaboration must be powered by technology that’s:
Works for everyone
Works every time
Smart collaboration must work everywhere: Onsite, at home, and every place in between
Enterprises need right-sized, right-equipped collaboration spaces to deliver consistent — yet tailored — employee experiences.
of employees expect to work from home part or full time. 4
of employees working at home want tools to make the experience better. 7
Mobile devices accessing meetings were up 200% — in just 18 months.8 But the experience is not ideal. We’re working on solutions for “in-between offices” use cases.
Hyper-flexible work-anywhere solutions
Videoconferencing keeps a distributed workforce connected and is the #2 investment focus for IT.4
The videoconferencing market is surging ahead at an estimated 23% CAGR from 2021 to 2027.5
9 in 10 employees want flexibility in where and when they work.6
Smart collaboration must work for everyone, with equal participation and quality of experience for all
Connect-from-anywhere meeting equity
Hybrid meetings don’t always feel inclusive — whether you’re in the room or remote.
monthly meetings, 8 but…
of participants did not speak at all. 8
That’s a whole lot of people having an unequal experience.
Employees joining on the go often feel discounted or dismissed. The answer? Part culture shift. But technology can help, too.
AI cameras with automation features
More immersive, intelligent audio
Innovative AI-driven engagement tools
Collaboration platform features
Smart collaboration must work every time: Easy for all employees, including IT
Easier for IT end to end
Customers want to simplify and accelerate technology adoption. What works?
Take the burden off IT
Meet employee expectations
Provide efficient visibility and control
Collaboration as a Service (CaaS)
Shifting to hybrid work is a daunting prospect for many enterprises.
“As a Service” models are a win:
Bundled hardware, software, and services
Shifting the cost of collaboration from CapEx to OpEx
We say yes to CaaS!
A partner for guidance and planning
A hands-off path through installation, deployment, management, and maintenance
Perfect for the hybrid transition — meet evolving needs without capital investment risk