The Future of Work and the Future Workforce:The Community Response<br />Hartford Area Business Economists<br />Hartford, C...
Today’s Agenda<br />- 1 -<br />
Someone has Hit the “Reset” Button(Jeffrey Immelt, CEO, General Electric)<br />We Believe:<br />The economy is in the earl...
It’s a “Perfect Storm” Driving Change<br />- 3 -<br />Demographics<br />
Population Changes<br />- 4 -<br />Percent<br />Change<br />2003-2010<br />20 - 29<br />30 - 39<br />40 - 49<br />50 - 59<...
It’s a “Perfect Storm” Driving Change<br />- 5 -<br />Technology<br />Sustainability<br />Demographics<br />Public Policy<...
Work Evolves<br />- 6 -<br />
The New Workforce*<br />- 7 -<br />TraditionalWorker<br />“Emergent”Worker<br />Values<br />Career	Company’s	Employee’s<br...
The “New Rules”<br />Why?<br />- 8 -<br />
Proximity<br />Accessibility and InteractionThree Ways to Achieve Economic Well-Being*<br />Transportation<br />Telecommun...
The New “Office” – Anywhere and Everywhere<br />- 10 -<br />
The Mobile Workforce is Growing Rapidly<br />(000)<br />26.7%<br />16.1%<br />* Source:  WDC Demographic Projections, 2009...
Two-Thirds of Knowledge Work Today Is Done Outside Organizational Facilities<br />Corporate Facilities–35%<br />At Home—35...
Indiana Jones, circa 2020<br />- 13 -<br />
How are Companies Leveraging This New World?Some Examples<br />- 14 -<br />
What Makes a Community Attractive to Knowledge Workers?<br />- 15 -<br />Story<br />Design<br />Play<br />Meaning<br />Sym...
Routt County, Colorado<br />- 16 -<br />Location-neutral businesses contribute over $35 million to the local economy, gene...
What Could “Work Anywhere” Do for a Community?<br />- 17 -<br />Local Spending<br />Local<br />Growth<br />Cost<br />Traff...
But You Still Need a Place . . .<br />That was then. . .<br />- 18 -<br />. . . this is now<br />
A New Kind of Workplace is EmergingWe call it a “Business Community Center™”<br />- 19 -<br />
Prescott, Arizona<br />- 20 -<br />Advanced Video Conferencing<br />PubliclyFunded<br />“Concierge” Services<br />Focused ...
Blurring Public/Private Spaces<br />- 21 -<br />Auditoriums/Theaters<br />Libraries/Municipal<br />Buildings<br />Conventi...
What Does All This Mean for You?<br />- 22 -<br />
For Further Information<br />Dr. James Ware<br />Berkeley, California<br />+1 510 558 1434 voice<br />+1 510 558 1431 fax<...
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This presentation was delivered in January 2010 to the Hartford Area Business Economists (HABE) in Hartford, CT. It focuses on the changing nature of work and implications for regional economic development.

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The Future of Work and the Future Workforce

  1. 1. The Future of Work and the Future Workforce:The Community Response<br />Hartford Area Business Economists<br />Hartford, Connecticut<br /> January 20, 2010<br />James Ware, PhD.<br />Executive Producer<br />Work Design Collaborative<br />
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda<br />- 1 -<br />
  3. 3. Someone has Hit the “Reset” Button(Jeffrey Immelt, CEO, General Electric)<br />We Believe:<br />The economy is in the early stages of a fundamental transformation in the way work is organized, managed, and performed.<br />We Know:<br />Embracing “work anywhere” approaches can reduce workforce support costs by as much as 40%.<br />- 2 -<br />
  4. 4. It’s a “Perfect Storm” Driving Change<br />- 3 -<br />Demographics<br />
  5. 5. Population Changes<br />- 4 -<br />Percent<br />Change<br />2003-2010<br />20 - 29<br />30 - 39<br />40 - 49<br />50 - 59<br />60 - 69<br />70 - 79<br />Age by Decade<br />
  6. 6. It’s a “Perfect Storm” Driving Change<br />- 5 -<br />Technology<br />Sustainability<br />Demographics<br />Public Policy<br />Globalization<br />
  7. 7. Work Evolves<br />- 6 -<br />
  8. 8. The New Workforce*<br />- 7 -<br />TraditionalWorker<br />“Emergent”Worker<br />Values<br />Career Company’s Employee’s<br /> Responsibility Responsibility<br />PromotionTenure Merit<br />Retention Security Growth<br />Management StylePaternalistic Peer<br />Organization ChartAdmire Ignore<br />Changing Jobs Fear Advancement<br />Source: Spherion Corporation<br />
  9. 9. The “New Rules”<br />Why?<br />- 8 -<br />
  10. 10. Proximity<br />Accessibility and InteractionThree Ways to Achieve Economic Well-Being*<br />Transportation<br />Telecommunications<br />* Source: Michael Shear of Pockets: Distributed Workplace Alternative, Inc.<br />- 9 -<br />
  11. 11. The New “Office” – Anywhere and Everywhere<br />- 10 -<br />
  12. 12. The Mobile Workforce is Growing Rapidly<br />(000)<br />26.7%<br />16.1%<br />* Source: WDC Demographic Projections, 2009<br />- 11 -<br />
  13. 13. Two-Thirds of Knowledge Work Today Is Done Outside Organizational Facilities<br />Corporate Facilities–35%<br />At Home—35%<br />In Between –35%<br />“Third place”<br />“First place”<br />“Second place”<br />Opportunity in next five years:<br />- 12 -<br />
  14. 14. Indiana Jones, circa 2020<br />- 13 -<br />
  15. 15. How are Companies Leveraging This New World?Some Examples<br />- 14 -<br />
  16. 16. What Makes a Community Attractive to Knowledge Workers?<br />- 15 -<br />Story<br />Design<br />Play<br />Meaning<br />Symphony<br />Empathy<br />
  17. 17. Routt County, Colorado<br />- 16 -<br />Location-neutral businesses contribute over $35 million to the local economy, generating over $600,000 in tax revenue<br />A “hidden economy” in which 10% of local homes generate “location-neutral” income of over $100,000 each.<br />
  18. 18. What Could “Work Anywhere” Do for a Community?<br />- 17 -<br />Local Spending<br />Local<br />Growth<br />Cost<br />Traffic<br />Pollution<br />
  19. 19. But You Still Need a Place . . .<br />That was then. . .<br />- 18 -<br />. . . this is now<br />
  20. 20. A New Kind of Workplace is EmergingWe call it a “Business Community Center™”<br />- 19 -<br />
  21. 21. Prescott, Arizona<br />- 20 -<br />Advanced Video Conferencing<br />PubliclyFunded<br />“Concierge” Services<br />Focused on Workforce Development<br />Aimed at Entrepreneurs<br />
  22. 22. Blurring Public/Private Spaces<br />- 21 -<br />Auditoriums/Theaters<br />Libraries/Municipal<br />Buildings<br />Convention Centers<br />
  23. 23. What Does All This Mean for You?<br />- 22 -<br />
  24. 24. For Further Information<br />Dr. James Ware<br />Berkeley, California<br />+1 510 558 1434 voice<br />+1 510 558 1431 fax<br />+1 510 206 8147 mobile<br />jim@thefutureofwork.net<br />Website: http://www.thefutureofwork.net<br />Blog: http://www.thefutureofwork.net/blog<br />Books: Corporate Agility http://www.corporateagilitybook.com (American Mgt. Assoc.)<br /> Cut It Out!http://bit.ly/7krFly (IFMA Foundation)<br />Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thefutureofwork<br />- 23 -<br />

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