Technology is ready to define the future of the workplace
Technology and globalisation have completely changed the workplace. In the 20th century, the workplace was a static, physical place. Employees were required to be present in that place for a set number of hours and work was constrained within those walls.
Work, roles and responsibilities were well defined into functional areas with hierarchical management structures. People learned the knowledge or skills of their profession at the beginning of their career and that knowledge was sufficient to span their entire career.
Today, technology has enabled people to work from anywhere, and the lines between working hours and personal time have blurred. Roles and responsibilities change frequently, and skills that aren’t constantly maintained become out of date…