"In short, we will see more disruptive innovation than in the whole of the 20th century...Increasingly, in most business sectors, we will be able to work wherever we want to. In this ‘anywhere economy’ the glue that holds everything together as a fluid and functioning dispersed work eco-system will be hyper-connected digital networks"
I love the sentence about being "liberated by the tyranny of geography." The author talks about the impact of BYOD, fear of being replaced by technology, flying cars, eating bugs, and more.
The future of work holds myriad possibilities for change. In order to adapt, we need to zoom out and understand the interconnections among evolving technology, demographics, and power dynamics. Are you prepared?
There's nothing particularly new here but this short video would make a great conversation starter for your next planning session.
"This project is about a legacy, timeless design, and the belief that the design of a headquarters can shape a company’s trajectory and inspire generations of future workers and leaders for years to come."
Not open plan. Not particularly flexible. Certainly not an off-the-shelf solution. But in terms of what it was built to do, inspire, it certainly does.
IA has some great workplace images of pets in the workplace. The article cites a study showing the impact of pet presence on employee well-being.
There's no doubt pets are good for people, so why deprive them of their comfort for half their waking hours? https://goo.gl/C9kifC
The 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Report was released today by Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs.
The report covers trends in the telecommuting workforce over the last ten years including: