In late October 2020, Slack dropped a report titled Navigating the Disruption of Work. The report centers on five key assertions: As with any assertive set of future-looking statements, context often gets missed when trying to create a position. Slack fails to recognize two essential elements still in play. First, we are too close to the event to forecast what will … [Read more...] about A Counterpoint to Slack’s Navigating the Disruption of Work Report
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Getting ready for CES. A frame from the CES B-roll. Used by permission. The Consumer Technology Association™ (CTA). CES 2019 starts tomorrow morning (Wednesday, January 8 2019). We missed the show last year, but will be back to wandering the expansive aisles of technology again this year. Every article you read about CES will reflect the biased slice the right wants … [Read more...] about CES 2019: Serious Insights Watch List
Can A Global Gig Economy Save Refugees Through Distributed Work? I was talking with my friend Karine Allouche Salanon, GM at GlobalEnglish, about the global refugee crisis and the seemingly under thought issue of location assimilation [read her post here], and the role of the global gig economy might play. Historically, refugees would integrate locally: work, housing, … [Read more...] about Can A Global Gig Economy Save Refugees Through Distributed Work?
I just saw an item from the Washington Post from last December titled: Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace by Lindsey Kaufman. The article outlines her horrible experience at a New York ad agency that moved to an open office: lost productivity, judgement about personal routines and the daily experience of working as a member of a twelve person … [Read more...] about Work Experience Design: Google May Get Work Wrong, But it is the Design Not The Open Office
In 2007 I wrote an article for NASA's ASK magazine about millennials and project management. They have successfully migrated their content to the web. I think many of the points in this article remain very relevant to current project management challenges and opportunities. The Next-Generation Workforce and Project Management The workplace is changing in ways not due entirely … [Read more...] about The Next-Generation Workforce and Project Management – NASA Ask