Even as many people start to transition back to the office, we expect a future where hybrid work is the norm.Forrester predictsthat once people have settled into their new work patterns post-pandemic, we will still see a 300 percent increase in employees working remotely from pre-pandemic levels. According to our own Work Trend Index,The Next Great Disruption is Hybrid Work—Are We Ready?,46 percent of people plan to move because they can now work remotely.
People are working on corporate networks and home networks and moving fluidly between business and personal activity online thanks to technologies intertwined with both aspects of our daily routines. The network is changing with employees’ home networks and devices are now part of the corporate network. What this means for organizations is that the network is suddenly without firm borders.