BEYOND THE OFFICE
FUTURE WORK, 2006, WITI conference, San
Joyce Schwarz, JCOM
WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE
*Robots *Verbots *Avatars *IA, *AI *Holograms &
MORE….is the future STAR TREK or STAR WARS OR
MINORITY REPORT? “in the years ahead more than
90 million jobs in a labor force of 124 million are
vulnerable to replacement by machines” Jeremy Rifkin
THE END OF WORK
FUTUREWORK: 5 TRENDS
*THE WORD CAREER IS OUTDATED!
“…the reality is the old-fashioned notion of a career
doesn’t exist anymore. In fact, the word “career” is as
outdated as the word “typewriter”. The truths evident
are: Re-Careering and Multi-Careering, Faith
Popcorn, author CLICKING.
• CUBICLE IS DEAD WOOD ….instead
think *Tele-cubicle *Tele-Immersion!
Trend #3 End of Conference
calls/start of TELEPORT~
• Teleportec Inc. enables personnel to demo
products and link to remote offices. Teleris Ltd.
Features a virtual GlobalTable…new way for F2F
meetings…videoconferencing $7.6 Billion
TREND #4 Desk Is “beamed-up”
• THE WORD DESK IS OUT! THINK
ABOUT THE HELM OF A SPACESHIP –
command center….or the “Bridge” on Star-
Trek….and think about it all being portable
Trend #5 END OF
EMPLOYEES: RISE OF FREE
• RISE OF e-TALENT…..
• and e-Talent Scout…and e-provider
• P2P and M2M and M2P