Working in a VUCA-World requires flexibility, mobility and agility. By 2020, 80% of knowledge workers will telecommute or rotate between their SOHO, a Coworking Space and perhaps the headquarter, if in the meantime the headquarter didn’t became virtual.
New coworking spaces are providing this informel responsive work organization that reduces costs and offers a permenant look over the personal dashboard. Beyond the new spatial organization, coworking requires a paradigm shift in the way, time, presence and content are measured. But this is another chapter that has to be written and permanently refreshed by the employers and their coworkers, regardless their status: Freelancer, contractor, temporary project manager.
Just an infograph before you dive into The Race Aainst the Machine written by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. Don’t run, the race is already lost. The smart machines become part of every knowledge workers environment.Familiarize with their efficiency.
They are interactive, proactive and highly reactive. They are also highly efficient. 24/7 workers without any burn out.
How susceptible is your job to computerisation? If you want to get a reliable answer, just read this Oxford-Study. It’s not so compelling as this flushy infograph, but this great analysis provides a lot of hard facts about our Smarter Working 4.0. Your best coworker will be HAL or RD-D2. Stay tuned.