Industry Perspectives: A Resource Guide to the Future of Work
The concept of the future of work shares a very important similarity with digital transformation – they are rooted in an emphasis on flexibility. As technology evolves at an unprecedented pace, the way the workplace operates and the tools that power it, need to be adaptable, and open to emerging platforms. Gone are the days of replacing desk phones, servers and other hardware every five years. The future of work is defined by the ability to respond to new opportunities with the shortest lead time possible.
Recently, more organizations are launching their own initiatives in support of the future of work. Understanding what is driving today’s evolution of the workplace is a vital component in building a preparation strategy for any business. We have developed a quick resource guide on the future of work, tapping the leading voices in the industry, which you can find below:
Four Reasons Software Suites Enable Device Flexibility and Mobility; Daniel Newman, Futurum Research
When confronting the future of work today, it most commonly takes the form of mobility in the workplace. Today’s employees are no longer confined to traditional office setting. Between the popularity of remote work and the rise of the gig economy, there is no one size fits all solution to how work is accomplished. Future of work and digital transformation Expert Daniel Newman dives deeper in this breakdown of how the platforms powering the enterprise reflect the changing expectations of the modern employee.
Blending Man and Machine to Get The Most From AI; Adi Gaskell, Forbes
Forget what you’ve seen in the latest season of Black Mirror, you’ve seen a glimpse of how artificial intelligence (AI) is primed to fundamentally change the workplace. Not by replacing the employee, but empowering them to reach new levels of productivity through virtual assistants. Contributor Adi Gaskell shares how organizations should prepare for this marriage of man and machine to best support the businesses of tomorrow.
The Future is Visual, Flexible & Collaborative; Colin Doherty, Fuze
A defining feature of the future of work is the newfound role of the IT leader. Game Changing CIOs have moved their IT organizations away from the support function and towards an indispensable voice on key business strategies. Fuze CEO Colin Doherty tracks the impact CIOs are having on the future of work and offers a few more predictions on what you can expect to see.