A new global study conducted by Lenovo shows smart technology has already transformed the workplace, and is now helping to create more diverse work environments. In India, 82 per cent of respondents believe technology is enhancing work environment and providing access to better jobs and opportunities
The research, which surveyed over 15,000 individuals from around the globe including the US, Mexico, Brazil, China, India, Japan, UK, Germany, France and Italy, 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.
73 per cent respondents in India believe tech helps people like them get good jobs and enhance careers. Worldwide, 56 per cent strongly believe tech is making it easier to advance to the next career level: this rang most true among workers in India (85 per cent), Mexico (74 per cent) and Brazil (72 per cent).
As a part of this survey, 83 per cent of employees from India are happy for artificial intelligence (AI) to take over the “boring” parts of their jobs, as compared to 52 per cent respondents globally. This includes tasks such as paperwork, timesheets and invoices, cleaning and organizing and note-taking.