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A ThinkWorkPlace conversation on the Untethered Workplace: ...

A ThinkWorkPlace conversation on the Untethered Workplace:
Workplace agility has emerged as the single highest priority that underpins workplace services and infrastructure in the new business environment of the Knowledge economy. What is required to meet this challenge is more than an adaptable work environment and user-controlled applications, but a workplace that is constantly transforming, adjusting and responding to enhanced organizational learning and shifts in the requirements of customer experience- expectations and swings in the volatile marketplace.

This radical departure from the concept of predetermined standardized and stationary envelope of work to a workplace services and settings that are extensions and active components of the work process will impact corporation; The Business of Facility and Design of the Built Environments.

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    • Rewriting the rules of the workplace “Everyone knows the legend that innovation starts in a garage, but sooner or later we all grow up and need a place to work.” Tom Kelley IDEO - The Art of Innovation, A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • Dictionary untethered [ʌnˈtɛðəd] adj not tied or limited with or as if with a tether Thesaurus untethered - not confined or restricted with a tether unbound - not restrained or tied down by bonds A workplace that is not confined or restricted or bound nor restrained or bound "Disrupted by the forces of globalization and now slammed by the economic downturn, many companies are struggling with how best to become more operationally efficient… With the challenges of the multi-polar world pressing in on their companies, most executives are already on a journey to change their company’s operations models, whether they recognize it or not" Accenture - Operational Excellence in Extraordinary Times Rewriting the rules of the workplace DEFINITION A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • Several changes in the working environment will ensure the Untethered Workplace: Workplace is a crucible for innovation – creativity and analytical thinking The workplace is constantly evolving through transformation of the work infrastructure Increase in collaboration through a non-hierarchical approach Increased leverage in power and wisdom of crowd in the workplace Globalization is transforming the work infrastructure Technology makes perform work anywhere – in the office or out Addition of technology savvy generation of employees to the workforce The blurring of boundaries between personal and business purposes “As work becomes more flexible and communication more mobile, the office is turning into an increasingly complex and even abstract concept…..The workplace is evolving in a number of ways, many of which would be utterly unrecognizable to the likes of Dilbert and his cubicle-dwelling coworkers. ” Jeanne Meister, in Forbes Magazine article: Death Of The Office Rewriting the rules of the workplace TIPPING POINT A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • These influences are impacting the infrastructure of the workplace: Workplace Process Strategy │ Objectives │ Skills│ Systems Workplace Settings Built Environment │ Convergence │Multi-Location │ Accessibility Workplace Resources People │ Technology │ Agility │ Usability Workplace Elements Furniture │Tools │ Reconfiguration │ Churn "Disrupted by the forces of globalization and now slammed by the economic downturn, many companies are struggling with how best to become more operationally efficient… With the challenges of the multi-polar world pressing in on their companies, most executives are already on a journey to change their company’s operations models, whether they recognize it or not" Accenture - Operational Excellence in Extraordinary Times Rewriting the rules of the workplace TRANSFORMING WORK A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • These impact on the workplace will create: High Performance Workplace Strategy │ Objectives │ Initiatives│ Systems Effective Workplace Built Environment │ Convergence │Multi-Location │ Accessibility Competitive Advantage Workplace People │ Technology │ Agility │ Usability Evolving Workplace Furniture │Tools │ Reconfiguration │ Churn "CEOs must now be more architect than general: the job is to design working environments where thousands of people know what to do, cooperate to get it done, and experience it as personally fulfilling.”" Jonathan D. Day – Mckinsey Quarterly – Value in organisation Rewriting the rules of the workplace TRANSFORMING WORKPLACE A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • Where workplace agility is the highest priority Continuously improves: work the infrastructure that enables work Constantly: Transforming Adjusting responding to change Respond efficiently to change in times of: Competition evolving work practices economic uncertainty. “Nearly two decades into the third major technological revolution of modern human history, we have yet to identify the new enterprise that provides a model for the future--one that exemplifies the power of information and communications technologies to challenge past management practices” Eleanor Westney of Schulich School of Business Rewriting the rules of the workplace NEW ENTERPRISE: UNTETHERED A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • A dynamic relationship between: work the workplace the tools of work Integral part of work itself: enabling work shaping it being shaped by it "Executives have become increasingly sophisticated in the past couple of decades at analyzing the value of current operations and at using that analysis to help them manage with the goal of increasing shareholder value. But they still need to supplement the well-developed tools they use for value-based management with one that can analyze their company’s future value, the portion of the share price that isn’t based on the earnings from current operations or products. MIT Sloan Management Review article: The Future Is Now. Rewriting the rules of the workplace NEW WORKPLACE: UNTETHERED A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • An adaptable work environment with user-controlled applications Radical departure from the concept of: predetermined standardized stationary envelope of work To a workplace services, settings and elements that are: extensions active components of the work process "Executives have become increasingly sophisticated in the past couple of decades at analyzing the value of current operations and at using that analysis to help them manage with the goal of increasing shareholder value. But they still need to supplement the well-developed tools they use for value-based management with one that can analyze their company’s future value, the portion of the share price that isn’t based on the earnings from current operations or products. MIT Sloan Management Review article: The Future Is Now. Rewriting the rules of the workplace NEW WORKPLACE: UNTETHERED A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • For Corporations: Implement & Manage Effective Workplace The Business of the Facility: Build & Maintain Evolving Facilities The Business of Design: Envision & Design Evolving Environments Your company’s survival may depend on the way you answer one question: “How will your company adapt” - Fast Company Rewriting the rules of the workplace UNTETHERED WORKPLACE CHALLENGE A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • Profile http://ca.linkedin.com/in/philthom77/ Consulting: www.optumplus.com Web: www.thinkworkplace.com Email: philip@philipthomas.name “It is easiest to measure those things that can be measured most easily. But it is not always true that the most measurable things are the most valuable” – David Seedhouse Rewriting the rules of the workplace CONNECT A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE
    • WHEN YOU SEE BOTH SIDES │ YOU HAVE TO REWRITE THE RULES THINKWORKPLACE Rewriting the rules of the workplace Rewriting the rules of the workplace BUSINESS │ WORKPLACE A THINKWORKPLACE CONVERSATION UNTETHERED WORKPLACE