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Forrsights Workforce Employee Survey, Q4 2012

Surveyed Date
October 2012
Number of Respondents


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This forward-looking market research study of technology information workers details device usage, bring-your-own-device prevalence, phone and Internet, PC application usage, smartphones, tablets, and collaboration, and it dives deeply into empowered behavior and self-provisioning among information workers. Workplace experience and attitudes can also be explored through these survey results.


Forrester's Forrsights Workforce Employee Survey, Q4 2012, was fielded to 9,766 information workers located in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, the UK, and the US from small and medium-size business (SMB) and enterprise companies with 20 or more employees. This survey is part of Forrester's Forrsights for Business Technology and was fielded during September 2012 and October 2012. Toluna fielded this survey online on behalf of Forrester. Survey respondent incentives include points redeemable for rewards, as well as sweepstakes entries. We have provided exact sample sizes in this report on a question-by-question basis.

Each calendar year, Forrester's Forrsights for Business Technology fields business-to-business technology studies in more than 17 countries spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, and developed and emerging Asia. For quality control, we carefully screen respondents according to job title and function. Forrester's Forrsights for Business Technology ensures that the final survey population contains only those who use a PC or smartphone at work for at least 1 hour per day. Additionally, we set quotas for company size (number of employees) and job function as a means of controlling the data distribution. Forrsights uses only superior data sources and advanced data-cleaning techniques to ensure the highest data quality.

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