Bengaluru: 82% of Indians believe tech enhancing work environment

Bengaluru: 82% of Indians believe tech enhancing work environment
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Smart technology has already transformed the workplace, and it is now helping to create more diverse work environments, as a new study on Thursday revealed that 82 percent Indians believe that technology is enhancing work environment and providing access to better jobs and opportunities.

Bengaluru: Smart technology has already transformed the workplace, and it is now helping to create more diverse work environments, as a new study on Thursday revealed that 82 percent of Indians believe that technology is enhancing work environment and providing access to better jobs and opportunities.

A new study conducted by Lenovo, surveyed over 15,000 individuals from around the globe including the US, Mexico, Brazil, China, India, Japan, UK, Germany, France and Italy, and found that employees share many positive opinions around the world regarding technology and its role in the workplace, such as its ability to improve job opportunities and job quality.

"Millennials & Gen-Z comprise -- 60 percent of the workforce and expect their employers to provide them seamless access to cutting-edge technology. At Lenovo, our vision is to provide smarter technology for all," said Rahul Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Lenovo PCSD India.

"Lenovo is well positioned to meet the demands of the new-age workforce and enable 'smarter workplaces'," Agarwal said.

The study revealed that 73 percent of respondents in India believe tech helps people like them get good jobs and enhance careers.

Worldwide, 56 percent strongly believe tech is making it easier to advance to the next career level: this rang most true among workers in India (85 percent), Mexico (74 percent) and Brazil (72 percent), the study said.

The survey also showed that 83 percent of employees from India are happy for artificial intelligence (AI) to take over the 'boring' parts of their jobs, as compared to 52 percent of respondents globally.

This includes tasks such as paperwork, timesheets and invoices, cleaning and organising and notetaking.

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