Insights on Change and the Future of Work. GWTNext- Global Workforce Transformation is a community of innovative, forward thinking professionals. GWTNext Manifesto We are not leaving on the road that we came on. We recognize that we are at a place of transformation and few industries will be exempt. We don’t have all the answers, but are committed to figuring them out together. We recognize that now is a time of peril, but also a time of great opportunity. We choose to focus on opportunity. We believe that real change is not an event, it’s a process. We are dedicated to helping people, teams and organizations effectively and successfully maneuver the wild road of change!
As 2012 comes swiftly to a close, businesses all over the world are left reeling at the barrage of challenges brought about by stupendous technological innovation and seismic shifts in consumer behaviour.
"It is critical that companies begin now to shift their focus beyond simply selling and maintaining their products and services within the current IT and telecom ecosystem. Instead, they must rethink everything from their operations to their sales and marketing processes to their cultures if they are to stay relevant in the digital future."
In the banking space, I'm often confronted with passionate arguments for why face-to-face interactions, the availability of advice and the psychological comfort of brick-and-mortar spaces still matter.
By Alex Zhu, Futurist, Technology Innovation, SAP In the past year, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) have emerged to be a major trend in the education space, witnessed by the rapid takeoff of online universities such as Coursera, Udacity, and EdX.
We already know the facts: Our country is in the midst of an obesity epidemic. Few American adults exercise enough, and that poor lifestyle choice is getting handed down to our children, who are getting fat at record levels.
TED Talks At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop." In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says...
This presentation explores the new ways we are working and the implications for business and for workers. Each theme has 4 trends and each trend is supported by 4 examples, supporting statistics and implications defined by PSFK Labs team.
Innovators and Entrepreneurs — who just didn’t get the word. They didn’t get the word that Germany will eat our breakfast or that China will eat our lunch. They didn’t get the word that we’re in a recession and heading for a fiscal cliff. They’re not interested in politics at all. Instead, they just go out and invent stuff and fix stuff and collaborate on stuff. They are our saving grace, and whenever I need a pick-me-up, I drop in on one of them. Thomas Friedman