The assumptions in expert models are being questioned as Donald Trump's Presidency has surprised many. It's time to consider alternate futures, not just the "official" future, in strategy development.
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In order to put the "Strategic" into "Strategic Workforce Planning", you need to apply futuring techniques like environment scanning and scenario planning alongside workforce analytics.
A recent profile on NPR talks about the myriad ways in which UPS drivers are monitored in a way reminiscent of Frederick Winslow Taylor's Time and Motion Studies, and the benefits that this has for the organisation. Is this Workforce Analytics as Neo-Taylorism? What are the implications, and does the future of work look like a UPS truck?
Crowdsourcing has been around since the early 1700s, but technology has given organisations the ability to leverage crowdsourcing at scale. With the potential to dramatically change the future of work, this post explores how Crowdsourcing is being used in organisations today.
To mark the 100-year anniversary of the company, Esselte Corporation teamed up with Futures House Europe, and has this week released a white paper examining the Future of Work. The big news? The office is dying.