While technology plays a vital role in delivering a great employee experience, organizations can only deliver on that promise with the right network infrastructure. The way we work has changed dramatically in recent years, with more and more companies adopting a hybrid approach that blends remote and on-site work in many variations. Additionally, the global pandemic shined a light on the importance of supporting frontline workers, who unlike desk-based knowledge worker counterparts, are almost always mobile and rely heavily on mission-critical technologies to access the applications they need to do their jobs.
Employers need to ensure that all types of employees are connected and productive wherever they may be located, as well as address security threats posed by mobile workforces, which can be challenging. CRE leaders must not only be aware of the new technologies and applications that organizations are implementing for employees across industry sectors but understand the network infrastructure requirements for success.
Deployments in Retail
Retailers are equipping their store associates with the mobile technologies, as well as investing in the digital employee experience. With turnover at an all-time high across all retail sectors, companies are turning towards bring your own device programs (BYOD) to boost employee experience while also reducing procurement costs. Additionally, innovative retailers are using digital signage to promote products to shoppers in the front-of-store, as well as in the back-of-store to improve internal communications and foster a positive workplace culture.
Deployments in Healthcare
To improve the quality of patient care, health leaders are investing in digital technologies that redefine the way healthcare is delivered. Telehealth and other virtual technologies make healthcare more convenient and accessible. Within healthcare facilities, organizations are also implementing self-service kiosks to save administrative staff time and improve patient privacy and wait times.
Deployments in Supply Chain
Digital transformation enables businesses to improve their supply chain operations of today and build long-term resiliency for tomorrow by future-proofing their ability to quickly adapt and recover from disruption. Mobile and wearable technologies give supply chains real-time visibility across their inventory, assets, and people. Mission-critical devices that enable mobile computing, scanning, and printing enhance workforce performance and empower workers across the supply chain to efficiently and accurately capture data and track goods throughout order-fulfilment processes. Increased adoption of rugged handheld computers, barcode scanners, and mobile printers will also help supply chains improve employee experience and be more competitive in attracting and retaining talent.
The Role of a Robust Network Infrastructure
In the commercial real estate business, managing the network needs of tenants is a major undertaking. Panduit eases that headache, with network infrastructure solutions that deliver consistency, reliability, and fast turn-around to meet tenant needs. Whether outfitting a high-rise office building, developing a new construction property, or a data center designed to support the needs of frontline workers, Panduit’s broad portfolio provides commercial real estate developers with everything from cabinets and racks to copper and fiber cabling and connectivity to support an always-on network. Connectivity demands are increasing, and will continue to do so, and no CRE leader wants bandwidth — or more specifically the need for more of it — holding them back.
From structured cabling solutions to connect IoT devices to IP networks, to comprehensive enterprise network solutions to connect people, information and technology, the right network infrastructure makes it much easier for CRE leaders to adopt the new technologies and applications needed to support today’s workforces.
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