Igloo report highlights opportunities for employers to embrace a workforce ready for next-gen tools

For the second year, Igloo set out to determine the state of the digital workplace in companies large and small, across all industries. In this report, we outline opportunities for business leaders to improve communication, collaboration, and information sharing — recommendations that directly reflect the pain points the modern workforce is still experiencing.

Key findings

Remote workers feel left out

Nearly 70% of employees who work remotely report encountering challenges they would not find in the office.

Employee collaboration with certain apps can create risk

1 in 4 surveyed report using instant message or chat to share a sensitive document.

Co-workers are increasingly connecting via social media

76% said they are connected with co-workers on social media, up 8% from last year.

Existing intranets aren’t meeting employees’ needs

43% of respondents said they avoided sharing a document because it was too hard to find, up 12% from last year.

2019 State of the Digital Workplace