In our Future of Work & Play research section we look at the impact of all the other research we do on the most important thing; how we live content and meaningful lives.
The workplace is likely to continue to decentralise and incorporate increasing levels of worker flexibility, driven by incremental gains in communications networks, platforms and mobile devices. The first generation to make ‘work from home’ the default will face cultural challenges during the transition that will require careful management. The office will never completely die but its purpose will dramatically change.
The development of decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO) using blockchain technology offers a fascinating insight into a potential alternative future of the corporation.
Automation and AI will change the contribution people make in our productive output and novel solutions like UBI, alternative taxation schemes and a shift in our value systems will be required to navigate this transformation.