Nearly three-quarters of the 141 information workers (iWorkers) responding to a recent Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) online poll indicated that they would be willing to pay at least part of the cost for productivity-enhancing technology for work if they could choose it themselves.
The respondents were answering the question, "What percentage of the cost of your job’s IT tools would you be willing to fund if you had freedom to choose what you could use?"
Nearly one-third (32 percent) of the iWorkers said that they would be willing to pick up the full cost. Twenty-one percent said that they would pay up to half of the cost, and another 21 percent said that they would fund up to 30 percent of the cost.
“By clinging to old ways in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace, employers could miss a golden opportunity to mobilize and unleash the innovation of an army of tech-savvy employees who want to use the technologies they rely on in their personal lives for work,” said Sam Gross, vice president, Global IT Outsourcing Solutions, Unisys.
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