90% of employees want ‘...to acquire new skills in order to further their careers...’ however, only one-third of respondents said that their current employer offered sufficient opportunities to develop those skills. This is causing employees to jump ship in droves. In fact, 40% of employees have already left previous employers because they lacked sufficient opportunities to develop new technology skills, and a further 58% reported a need to seek new employment to further develop new technology skills.Read More
Workplace technologies are evolving at a rapid pace. Emerging technologies allow people to work smarter and be more productive. These include:
- AI (Artificial Intelligence)
- Wearable Technology
- Smarter Phones
- The Internet of things (IoT)
- The Internet of People (Wearable Technology)
- Video Conferencing
To fully take advantage of new technology, businesses need to start thinking about how they will be working in the future.
Fujitsu, in tandem with Microsoft, Citrix and PAC have commissioned a report on key trends that are impacting on the future of work. One of the key areas investigated was social change and the shift towards flexible working.Read More
The best business leaders share a courageous approach to running their companies. That’s according to a report from software consulting firm ThoughtWorks.
The report findings ‘underscore the critical role that technology plays in business strategy, from navigating the chaos of digital transformation to how they’re setting their business up for future success.’Read More
Technology has changed the way we work. Organisations who realise this are coming out ahead. One of the ways to do this is through adopting technology and flexible working styles into the workplace.
Companies who create collaborative spaces outperform their competitors in responsive leadership and employee connectedness. That’s according to new research conducted by Nick van der Meulen (Rotterdam School of Management, Eramus University (USM) and MIT’s Centre for Information Systems Research (CISR).Read More
The 'gig economy' refers to employees hiring freelancers instead of full or part time staff. 1 in 6 workers in the UK are already part of the gig-economy. This number is expected to rise due to:
- Technology enabling location independent work.
- Past success of companies embracing flexible working arrangements.
- Agile employers embracing the gig economy as a cost saving measure.
So what does the gig economy mean for the workplace?Read More
Technology can turn good projects into a great projects, and has a lasting positive impact upon employee experiences, building performance and sustainability.
A new report by consulting firm Arup reveals how digital technology is influencing the built environmentRead More
Choosing healthy building products has always been part of our ethos at Tall Architects.
With over 2500 products to choose from, Google’s Portico app makes choosing sustainable products more transparent for all parties.Read More