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The State of Work Innovation: Australia
2024

The State of Work Innovation: Australia

Amid a rapidly evolving work landscape, Australian businesses stand at a crucial crossroads. Drawing on insights from a survey of more than 2,000 Australian knowledge workers, this report delves into the challenges that Australian workers and businesses face in navigating the next era of work.

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95% of Australian workers say their organisation's technology and tools are in need of innovation.

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Fragmented and cluttered technology stacks

In addition to unproductive meetings and outdated collaboration practices, Australian businesses are grappling with fragmented technology stacks. Teams, working in silos with preferred tools, lose significant time every day on basic tasks.

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Surging AI optimism

There’s a lot of optimism surrounding AI in the Australian workplace and its potential to enhance work. Australian executives are even more enthusiastic about AI than their U.S. counterparts.

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AI’s untapped potential

Despite this optimism, the reality on the ground shows a lack of alignment between executives and individual contributors, which is impeding effective AI implementation.

Lead your organisation’s innovation journey

Australian businesses have historically been at the forefront of innovation. As we look to 2024 and beyond, it's clear that navigating these challenges requires more than incremental changes; it demands a bold reimagining of work practices.