Australian business professionals are concerned about cost and network reliability, according to global survey
A new global survey commissioned by Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) found that 70% of Australian business professionals surveyed attend work meetings in the metaverse, below the global average of 78%. It became clear. Concerns about the associated costs and reliability of the underlying networks needed to support these new working environments were cited as the main reasons behind the anxiety, according to the study.
Survey of 15,000 business professionals in 15 countries reveals Australian respondents expect their workplaces to move from static tools like video conferencing to immersive platforms like the Metaverse within the next two years Only 25% believe they will, well below the global average of 40%. %. Additionally, more than half (54%) of Australians surveyed say they can imagine AR and VR being introduced into the workplace, below the global average of 71%.
These findings come despite 58% of Australian workers finding virtual meetings more convenient than face-to-face meetings, higher than the global average of 44%. rice field. Additionally, the majority (80%) of Australian respondents are comfortable holding formal work meetings such as HR in a virtual reality environment, and more than half (53%) make personal purchases on the platform. I have indicated that I would like to
Barriers to Metaverse Adoption in the Workplace
Australian respondents cite several barriers to business adoption of virtual reality platforms. For example, 38% are concerned about the costs involved, 36% are concerned that the technology is not readily available, and 33% are concerned about the reliable network needed to support these virtual experiences. I feel that the organization does not have
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The study surveyed a total of 15,000 business professionals, including 1,000 professionals from the following countries/regions:
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