2014 Cisco Connected World Technology Report


Cisco (2014). 2014 Cisco Connected World Technology Report. San Jose: Cisco Systems.

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ICT Infrastructure | Usage & Uptake


The 2014 Cisco Connected World Technology Report provides insight into the future of work as Generation Y professionals increasingly enter the workforce and as workers of all ages become more accustomed to mobile devices and working remotely. Key findings from the report include:

  • Most professionals use two to three work and personal devices in their daily lives
  • Most respondents believe their most important device in 2020 will be a smartphone
  • About two-thirds of professionals indicate they will conduct job searches across their countries

The Report is based on a study commissioned by Cisco to identify the technologies, such as mobility and collaboration, that will change the way we work. Survey participants included:

  • 1388 Generation Y professionals between the ages of 18 and 30
  • 1524 Generation X professionals between the ages of 31 and 50
  • 827 HR professionals across a variety of industries

The survey was conducted in the following 15 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States.