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Part 2 WFH – the change of our lifetime
It’s now official. More of us, than ever before, are working from home. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and regular lockdowns, our working life has changed dramatically. In fact, research from Roy Morgan shows more than 4.3 million people
(32 per cent of working Australians) were WFH once the coronavirus shut down large parts of the Australian economy.
A study by the Boston Consulting Group also found that up to 60 per cent of Australian workers want to work remotely for two or three days a week moving forward.
And now we are working where we live, we’re also adopting new technology. Smart homes and hi-tech home office are on the rise.
Statista research says that 24.9 per cent of Australian households feature some sort of smart home technology – and it’s expected to increase to 41.9 per cent by 2023. That means some 2.3 million Australian homes are linked up to home automation and app-controlled tech devices. So what’s the first step, if you’re thinking of getting smart?
“Smart home technology starts with the internet,” says Marcus Cook, director of Mobile