Digitization and Changing Nature of Work by Babatunde Adekanmbi
The inception of Technology has resulted in advancement in existing protocols across all facets of life and work is an aspect that cannot be overemphasized.
There has been a massive improvement in work outputs in different category of, large or small-scale industry.
It is imperative not only we adopted this norm but to ensure we’re knowledgeable about it and how it can be implemented in our existing working procedures.
The process of Digitalization talks about the transformation of analog information into digital information. There’s a change in processes, how information is been relayed, and more than just making existing data digital, it embraces the ability of digital technology in data collection, the establishment of new trends, and enhances better business decisions.
The changing nature of work is being influenced by two determinants: The growing adoption of artificial intelligence in the workplace, and the expansion of the workforce that entails both on- and off-balance-sheet talent, skills that are relatable to new working procedures influenced by the inception of digitization in the workplace.
Digitalization and globalization have sparked radical shifts in our attitudinal response to life and work.
The integration of automation enables workers to focus on more important tasks like problem-solving, product designing, and data interpretation. In the future, employers will seek out candidates that can continuously learn and develop new skills that are relatable to digitization. The integration of Automation into the workplace is not only changing the nature of work but also influencing existing working procedures.
The impact of digitalization and automation has resulted in a skill mismatch in employment. This is due to the advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, and other relatable digital technologies. This has also impacted the future of vocational education and training especially in the areas of platform or gig work, or remote ICT-based work. Bringing artificial intelligence into our work ecosystem is a prime example of the power of digital transformation. AI-powered chatbots that respond to simple customer inquiries serve as a welcoming presence on your website, reducing the time customers spend while engaging an agent. It’s about technology, data, process, and organizational change in terms of the workforce which definitely will be a drastic change in the number of workers, and people who are skilled in the application of digitalization.
The impact on productivity and enhanced customer engagement can’t be overemphasized, but it appears that some business can be deterred by two underlying factors in utilizing the working modalities digitalization improvised, businesses that are financially incapacitated and situated in deep remote areas where internet connectivity is inaccessible.
These two underlying factors highlighted if not resolved will deter the application of Digitization in working procedures, because the cost implications coupled with maintenance costs. But there’s always an opportunity for collaborating because, in this digital era, small-scale businesses and startups should understand how it creates viability and visibility for their enterprise. On the part of the large-scale businesses and investors, adoption of digital tools in their workplace ecosystem might be easier because of the level of operation is quite different from the other category of businesses who are affected by the two factors highlighted earlier.
There’s definitely a huge difference between Organizations that integrate digitization in their working procedures,it create more visibility and viability for the organization. Working Procedures are more enhanced resulting better clients engagement and work outputs is of high quality standard.