Prediction: Organizations will use virtual work and workforce development to improve the performance and productivity of people and teams

Posted by Chris Havrilla and Matthew Shannon on December 12, 2019.

The realities of tomorrow’s workforce will require organizations to be more flexible in enabling the execution of work—wherever it needs to happen. Organizations are already working on their ability to build a distributed workforce, whether to tap into talent pools that live far from existing operations or to entice a population of nomadic workers who prefer to work with more flexibility. This need will intensify in 2020 in response to reduced budgets and geopolitical uncertainties that make it harder to move talent around the globe.
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Shifting to high-performance teams without stalling out

Posted by Tiffany McDowell on September 11, 2019.

If working primarily in teams is the future of work—and we think it is, given today’s rapidly changing, unpredictable, complex challenges—then organizations need to be set up to enable and support teaming. It’s more than bringing together a smart group of people to work on an identified challenge, it’s about unlocking the power of the group. How you define the mission, who you assign to the team, the resources you give them, the collaboration tools you provide, and the organizational support you offer—all of those things are essential to building the mindset and muscle to boost productivity through teams.
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