Expected Timeframe for Selected Technology-Enabled Workplace Trends

Expected Timeframe for Selected Technology-Enabled Workplace Trends

Proof Point

ADP survey found top technology-enabled workplace trends include learning new skills, sourcing global talent, shifting roles and increasing remote work

Expected Timeframe for Selected Technology-Enabled Workplace Trends

2015 (percentage of respondents)

Note: Data based on ADP Research Institute’s study covering 2,403 respondents, aged 18 and above, with full-time or part-time job at a company with 250 or more employees in U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, U.K., France, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, China, India, and Singapore. Figures have been rounded off so that each category sums up to 100%.

Proof Point Findings

  • Top Current Workplace Trends – Respondents believe leveraging technology to learn new skills (64%), global search for talent (57%), and constant role shifts (53%) already prevalent and changing workplace
  • Changing Work Conditions – Flexible work culture and compensation structures expected to become more common in future, such as being paid in real-time based on contribution (57%), ability to define own schedule (56%), contract workers being hired on project basis (50%)
  • Job Displacements Threat – 94% of respondents think automation, smart machines and AI is already replacing or will soon replace humans in doing repetitive tasks
  • Key Drivers – Include exponentially advancing digital technologies, expanding connectivity, increasing availability of cloud computing services, emergence of online learning platforms, and growing industrial adoption of artificial intelligence and automation technologies


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Date Last Updated

August 19, 2017

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