The state of the remote employee experience and digital workplace in 2020

This session explored the results of the first-ever review of the remote employee experience and digital workplace post-COVID. The first look at 1E’s exclusive research, ‘The New Digital Workplace: Employee experiences with universal remote working since COVID’ to answer the question we’re all asking right now: What can IT do to help the digital employee succeed in a work from anywhere enterprise?

About Kurt De Ruwe

Kurt is the CIO at Signify. Prior to joining Signify (then Philips Lighting) as CIO in 2013, he was CIO of Bayer MaterialScience. He has received a Leader in the Digital Age (LIDA) award in the manager category at CeBIT, the largest computer trade show in Germany, in part for his work on a change-management project at Bayer in which he encouraged employees to contribute ideas regardless of their rank, expertise, or assigned silo. He has also held positions at Huntsman and ICI. Kurt’s areas of expertise include strategy development, conceptual design of new systems to support improved business processes, eBusiness, SAP and data warehousing. Kurt joins us to unpick the new digital workplace research and share his thoughts on the future work from anywhere enterprise.

About Paul Hardy

Paul Hardy, Evangelist, Chief Innovation Office, ServiceNow. There’s hardly an IT leader on earth unaware of ServiceNow and the role they play in IT transformation. Paul Hardy joined ServiceNow in January 2016 as Evangelist, Chief Innovation Office, EMEA. He is regarded as a trusted adviser to CIOs, leadership teams and business executives for service management. At ServiceNow, he’s responsible for shaping the company’s overall messaging, while also providing input into the future development of the ServiceNow suite of product. Paul will be unpicking the findings of the exclusive research and look at the current state of the remote employee experience.

About Sumir Karayi

Sumir Karayi, founded 1E in 1997 with the goal to drive down the cost of IT for organizations of all sizes by identifying and eliminating IT waste. Sumir pioneered PC power management and leads 1E’s focus on enabling enterprises to Run IT For Less and has established a market-leading role for his company. He has driven 1E innovations to achieve $2.5bn in IT cost savings for its customers, $1.3bn of which come from energy efficiencies alone, cutting CO2 emissions by 11.5 million tons.

Under Sumir’s leadership, 1E has become a successful global organization which has seen considerable acclaim in the industry. 1E ranks in the Sunday Times International Track 100 league table of top private companies and has been heralded as one of the top 20 companies for CIOs to watch by CIO magazine. Sumir will be co-presenting keynotes on Day 1 and Day 2, sharing his thoughts on the future work from anywhere enterprise and using the research as impetus for change in enterprise IT strategy.

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Employees + Anywhere =
The New Digital Workplace

Our exclusive, independent research reveals all about employees’ experiences, expectations and frustrations since COVID began and remote working took over. Get all the insights and the industry’s first IT blueprint for the Work From Anywhere Enterprise.