Fujistu looks to the future by joining the Digital Workplace Forum

Fujitsu join the Digital Workplace Forum (DWF) as a founding partner organization.

Online PR News – 05-February-2012 – – 3rd February 2012, New York and London

The Digital Workplace Forum (DWF), the new confidential community of major organizations focused on the immediate challenges and opportunities presented in the shift from the physical to the Digital Workplace, is pleased to announce that Fujitsu has agreed to join as a founding partner organization.

Fujistu is a global information and communication technology (ICT) company headquartered in Japan. With over 170,000 employees serving customers in over 100 companies, Fujitsu is the world’s third largest IT services provider.

Digital Workplace Forum founder and CEO Paul Miller said “I’m absolutely delighted that such a well-regarded company as Fujistu has chosen to join DWF. It is very fitting that a name so synonymous with innovative and forward-thinking products and services is also innovative in its approach to exploring new ways of working.”

Miller continued “As work changes fundamentally from an activity that used to be done only at the office, to one which is carried out from any location and within a digital environment, we are starting to see both enormous opportunities and significant challenges. By joining DWF, Fujistu will be sharing experiences and best practices with similar pioneering organizations in a confidential setting. This will help Fujitsu to truly optimize their Digital Workplace for their strategic advantage.”

Fujitsu join Johnson & Johnson and Aviva as the third official founding partner organization of the Digital Workplace Forum. DWF is in active negotiations with a number of other organizations about joining.

David Smith, Chief Innovation & Technology Officer for Fujitsu’s Global Business Group, said “Fujitsu is keen to collaborate with other forward thinking companies engaged in strategically assessing the profound business implications of the Digital Workplace. Becoming part of the Digital Workplace Forum will allow us to exchange ideas with the other members to help understand, evolve and chart the rapidly developing digital workplace as well as the wider societal implications.”

Among the many the benefits of joining DWF which Fujitsu will enjoy are:

- Tailored investigations into different aspects of the Digital Workplace
- Access to a cutting-edge research program
- The ability to interact and share experiences with other organizations in a confidential setting
- Regular in-person meet-ups and field visits
- Participation in the innovative monthly DWF Virtual broadcast

About the Digital Workplace Forum

The Digital Workplace Forum (DWF) is a confidential, invitation-only grouping for major organizations that are committed to share, investigate, map and measure the performance and business value of their digital workplaces. The purpose of DWF is to radically improve the performance, scope and impact of the digital workplaces of member organizations – positively impacting recruitment, retention, productivity, environment, travel, real estate and HR.

Founding partners so far are Johnson & Johnson, Aviva and Fujitsu.

More details about the Digital Workplace Forum can be found at www.dwforum.com.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com.

For more information contact:

Paul Miller
CEO and Founder
T: +44 (0) 20 7722 8726 | + 44 (0)7785 255883
E: paul.miller@dwforum.com

Nancy M. Goebel
Managing Director
T: +44 (0) 20 7722 8726 | +1.866.903.0232
E: nancy.goebel@dwforum.com
@ibf | @pw2dw