Albeit for good reason, it’s been far too long since businesses were able to regularly function in an office setting. By the end of 2021, 85% of organizations will have begun their return to a physical workplace plan, according to CIO’s Pandemic Business Impact research. While many may be eager to jump back in, hybrid and remote work is certainly here to stay as 59% of IT decision-makers (ITDMs) agree that the WFH shift has created a more positive view of remote workplace policies & is impacting how they will plan for office space, tech staffing and overall staffing in the future.

While work environment changes are still top of mind, COVID’s impact on business operations are equally, if not more, important. From customer interactions and technology initiatives to business objectives, the effects can be felt throughout organizations. View the infographic below to learn more about how COVID has created long-lasting changes to tech and business operations, and how organizations are progressing forward.

Despite organizational plans, the future of work is a revolution happening in real time. Get in front of IT executives as they share their strategies and expectations for the new digital workspace at CIO’s Future of Work Summit – taking place virtually September 21-23, 2021.