Nearly According to a new survey by Gartner that has launched on Thursday, it is said that nearly 67 percent of digital workers in India are utilising emerging technologies such as machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT). These digital workers are working to increase efficacy at work.
The ”Gartner 2019 Digital Workplace Survey” found that India is the most digitally dexterous country in the world — followed by the UK and the US, due to having the largest Gen Z workforce that has the desire to learn new skills using digital technologies in the workplace.
“Seven out of 10 employees in India said that the adoption of new digital technologies in India will create career opportunities and higher-paying jobs,” said by the principal research analyst Rashmi Choudhary, at Gartner. She also added that “Technical professionals are firm believers of adopting new digital technologies in comparison to manual, skilled and semi-skilled manual workers”.
Twenty-seven percent of the digital workers in India are skilled experts in digital technology for work purposes, according to this report of Gartner.
If we talk about real-time collaboration and how the employees use real-time collaboration, Singapore and India digital workers use real-time messaging and social media network tools more frequently for real-time collaboration than their counterparts which are in China, France, Germany, US, and the UK.
In India, 39 per cent of digital workers want to be trained one-the-job to keep their knowledge updates on AI, ML, IoT, which is the highest among the survey respondents.
“Digital tools improve employee collaboration through crowdsourcing and cross-pollination, thereby improving the digital dexterity of workers is very good,” said by the Choudhary.
Digital workers in India do not mind if their work habits are tracked and monitored by digital technologies and according to the report, Forty-five percent Digital workers In India are like that only. It is the highest among the surveyed respondents.
“Digital workers in India believe that an intelligent workplace contributes to an increased focus on more meaningful, business-critical work. At the same time, they expect that their organization is mitigating the risk it entails by being monitored,” Choudhary noted.
Workers in India are looking for employers who invest in skills, upgrading their skill and allow them to remain adaptable and versatile in their career, said the report.