August 2021, Nasara Al-Hassan. With pandemic conditions getting better, employees are now being asked to return to the physical office. What will this new working environment look like for many, and how will this impact the future of work?
With business norms rapidly changing, many businesses need to reassess their strategy and build resilience into their business model. Innovation makes the difference between revamping and reenergizing, and provides an opportunity to engage your team in evolving your business.
This SME had reached a point where they needed to spend time on rather than in their business. The covid19 pandemic has accelerated the need for change, but many SMEs are not sure where to start. Working with the core team, we took an analytical look at the data they were collecting through their business process, both intentionally and inadvertently, and how they might work with this data to improve their business growth.
Over 50 people from business, government, NGOs and academics collaborated on what the future of work might look like and what skills might this future workforce need. A follow-up series of online workshops took place more recently, with hugely insightful results especially around upskilling, reskilling and the impact of digital technologies on the future of required professional skills.