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The Future of Work

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The Future of Work executive event presentation by Ross Dawson.

When you inspire your workforce to innovate and collaborate, you create tangible business value.

The winning organisations in a hyper-connected world will be those that create many opportunities for their workforce to interact with each other and ‘the outside world’ at scale.

Today’s successful and sustainable businesses all have one thing in common – they have engaged, happy workforces in which the majority are Contributors

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The Future of Work

  1. 1. The Future of Work and Organisations @rossdawson@KINSHIPe #FutureofWork
  2. 2. Networks everywhere Brain Internet Applications Organisations Industries Proteins Actors Society PoliticsContagion
  3. 3. Technology drivers Structure Social shifts Work Organisations Performance Leadership
  4. 4. Technology #FutureofWork
  5. 5. Supercomputers in our hands
  6. 6. Artificial intelligence for professionals
  7. 7. The power of data
  8. 8. Wherever you go 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% India Russia Brazil China Germany France UK USA Australia Japan Source: Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers, as of Q2 2013 Global smartphone penetration Smartphone penetration Smartphone growth
  9. 9. Social shifts #FutureofWork
  10. 10. Elderly dependency ratios 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 2045 2050 % Japan Singapore China UK New Zealand Australia USA Indonesia Korea World India Source: United Nations
  11. 11. Elegance and beauty
  12. 12. Source: Nielsen Participation
  13. 13. Flexibility
  14. 14. Structure #FutureofWork
  15. 15. Who does this man know?
  16. 16. The most connected actors
  17. 17. Matching latent demand and availability
  18. 18. Work #FutureofWork
  19. 19. Work can be done anywhere
  20. 20. Engagement at a distance
  21. 21. Robot workers
  22. 22. Computers as journalists
  23. 23. Polarisation of work Source: The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the U.S. Labor Market, David Autor
  24. 24. The humanisation of work Flickr credit: Dell
  25. 25. Organisations #FutureofWork
  26. 26. The inside is the outside
  27. 27. Extending organisations’ capabilities Bounded Unbounded
  28. 28. From companies to ecosystems
  29. 29. Performance #FutureofWork
  30. 30. The only way you can control your destiny is to be more flexible than your environment - The Law of Requisite Variety
  31. 31. High-performance organisations Diverse perspectives Location independent Ad-hoc networks Fluid roles and work Efficient peer communication Continuous learning Data feedback loops Culture of participation
  32. 32. Many ways of thinking Flickr credit: Jeff Kubina
  33. 33. Work anywhere Flickr credit: Giorgio Montersino
  34. 34. Connecting expertise § Awareness of capabilities § Understanding of those capabilities § Confidence in those capabilities § Personal trust § Action!
  35. 35. Liquid markets for work Flickr credit: rednuht
  36. 36. Work is social
  37. 37. Peer and social learning
  38. 38. Learning from experimentation
  39. 39. Self-organisation
  40. 40. Leadership #FutureofWork
  41. 41. §  Networked §  Flexible §  Responsive §  Integrated §  Extended Successful organisations of the future §  Scalable §  Talented §  Open §  Innovative
  42. 42. Governance for transformation Benefits Risks/ Concerns Risks of NOT taking action Productivity and efficiency Productivity loss Reduced competitiveness Staff satisfaction and engagement Loss of control Harder to attract talented staff Access to information and processes Information reliability Fragmentation of information Flexibility in work Systems security Unauthorized use of technology
  43. 43. Building unique companies
  44. 44. If you help to bring the networks to life… Flickr credit: Lumeta/ jurvetson …you will create success for yourself
  45. 45. Technology Society Leadership Work Structure Organisations Performance

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