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We partner with world-class product and service providers to create thought leadership content on a wide range of topics related to the future of work.

Our white papers and articles include both original and secondary research.  Some of the topics we cover include agile work, telework, telecommuting, coworking, remote work, workplace wellness and well-being, purpose-driven organizations, talent strategies, industry studies, digital transformation, workplace design, workplace strategy, sustainability and more. 

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The Shifting nature of Work in the UK – Bottom Line Benefits of Telework

Thanks to advances in technology, work no longer needs to be tethered by time or place. Citrix calls this shift from work as a noun to work as a verb,  ‘work shifting’. The purpose of this paper is to quantify the financial and environmental benefits of the growing trend. It will show how twice weekly home working, by those with compatible jobs and a desire to do so, could save UK companies,…

The Shifting nature of Work in the UK – Bottom Line Benefits of Telework (redacted)

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The State of Telework in the U.S. 2011 – How Individuals, Business, and Government Benefit

No one would disagree that the U.S. workforce is increasingly mobile. But, beyond that broad statement, we know little about the rate of increase in mobility—how often people are out of the office, where they are, and what they’re doing. For that matter, there’s no agreed-upon method of defining who they are. Using public and private sector sources, the purpose of this paper is to…

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What’s Good For People—Workplace Well-Being

The bottom line impact of wellness is clear, it needs to be a strategic priority. Stockholders would demand it, if they understood that increases in productivity brought about by improved wellness outstrip even real estate costs. Most organizations invest in wellness, but few address the broader topic of well-being. The indirect costs of poor health and poor well-being trump direct costs by a wide margin. There is a direct relationship…

WORKshift Canada: The Bottom Line On Telework

This report shows how part-time telecommuting by the 4.3 million Canadians with compatible jobs and a desire to work from home could have a bottom line impact of over $53 billion per year. An employer with 250 telecommuters, for example, would save over $3 million per year

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