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10 Initiatives to Future-Proof Your Workforce In the Digital age

Technological advances are getting the majority of coverage in the future workforce debate but organisations really need to focus now on how their workforce structures will adapt and evolve to gain competitive advantage and survive in the fourth industrial revolution. We’ve put together a handy guide on how to future-proof your workforce in the digital age in ten steps.

Download the Article - Defining the Future of Work: Combining the Power of People and Technology

From designing job roles, to organising work processes and practices, configuring offices and empowering employees, the opportunity and necessity for iterative change for the future of work is all but impossible to ignore.

But what do organisation need to do now? What future-proof considerations do they need to put in place? In this whitepaper we explore:

  • The technologies becoming the central drivers of change
  • The impacts of digitalisation on the future of work
  • The future-proof considerations that cannot be ignored

Envisaging the workforce of the Future: How humans and machines will align

As we enter the fourth revolution it’s imperative that industries start to prepare for the workforce of the future. How will machines and humans align? How will structures and processes alter? How will the human workforce be upskilled?  In this whitepaper we explore:

  • Considerations and strategies to prepare for a future workforce 
  • How to adopt a new thinking
  • How to encourage new job and skill creation 
  • How to create an empowered and augmented workforce of the future

Who's Coming for Your Job? Understanding the Digital Workforce

Right now, one of the most significant trends is the rise of robotics across all elements of the enterprise, transforming the way business is done. The implications will impact enterprises beyond what many of us can comprehend today.

We spoke to Martin Ford, a futurist and New York Times best-selling author, who offered a pragmatic view of what the future of work, and your place in it, will look like. He also addresses a bigger question: can accelerating technology disrupt our entire economic system to the point where a fundamental restructuring is required? And what should we do? 

Download the content - How to future-proof your organisation: Augmenting humans and machines

Dr Jaclyn Lee has over 25 years of HR experience and is viewed by the community as a thought leader in the areas of HR Technology and Analytics. We sat down to discuss human and machine augmentation in the workplace. Download our interview to see:

  • How the workforce landscape is shifting with the onslaught of automation 
  • How human and machines can be augmented for future-proofing organisations

How Einstein inspired a future workplace

PRUWorkplayce is the brainchild of Gaurab Banerji and his team at Prudential, Singapore. The organisation’s innovative workplace transformation is more in style with tech giants like Google than an insurance company, which is exactly where the new company culture wants to be. Incorporating the newly identified core values into the design brief, the revamp was built to align with new ways of working and a behavioral shift in how people work. We sat down with Gaurab to discuss this workplace of the future and why Albert Einstein was a key inspiration. 

Imagine a future with no email

The struggles of office life are a timeless and enduring narrative for people all over the world—regardless of industry, job description or pay grade.

For instance, have you ever spent more than half an hour trying to schedule a meeting via email, only to have it cancelled at the last minute? Or felt the frustration of having to comb through your inbox to find that one tiny piece of information you thought you’d filed elsewhere?

For serial entrepreneur Dennis Mortensen, these are the kinds of struggles that make artificial intelligence an all-too-alluring gift for the future of our workforce.

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