Freelancers: The Future Of The Economy

11/26/2014
When it comes to launching a new business, it can be easy to assume that employee stability is the one…
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New Media In The Past, Present & Future

11/26/2014
Developments in the media tend to take place at a rapid pace - new technology, sites and forms of communication…
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Hot-Desking - The Working World Is…

11/19/2014
There is a lot of research currently available purporting the popularity of mobile working and flexible…
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Robots & Automation - To Become A Norm…

11/14/2014
It seems that robots have been part of humanity's vision of the future for many years now, with science…
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How Telecommuting Will Change Workplaces?

11/10/2014
With vast improvements in technology, communication and internet connections, telecommuting (or working…
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4G Is Here But 5G Is In Sight

11/04/2014
It seems that no sooner has one piece of innovative technology or software been introduced, than its…
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Driverless Cars To Hit The Roads Soon…

10/31/2014
Described in a recent BBC Future article as a 'vaccine', which will save humanity from the worldwide…
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Evolution & Future Of Entrepreneurs

10/27/2014
The notion of entrepreneurship has evolved substantially since its first inception; whilst an entrepreneur…
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Future Innovations Through Crowdsourcing…

10/13/2014
Whilst a number of exciting and futuristic projects are due to be launched by major corporations in…
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Phablets Are The Future Of Technology…

10/13/2014
A few years ago, the emergence of smartphones took the technological world by storm. Never before had…
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Tablets To Become The Future Device…

10/10/2014
As the BBC recently reported, technology giant Samsung has just announced their decision to stop selling…
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Offshoring & The Future Of US Manufacturing

09/29/2014
The general outlook of the manufacturing industry in the US is dependent on a number of factors, an…
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How The Office Of The Future Looks…

09/26/2014
There are lots of stories out there, both online and in print, claiming to know what the office of the…
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The Fine Print Of Flexibility

09/22/2014
For decades now, researchers and managers across the world have struggled to implement flexibility in…
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Newer Ways To Tap Into The Talent Pool…

09/09/2014
Having premium talent at your disposal can make or break any business. For growing and established companies…
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Content Strategy To Be The Recruitment…

09/09/2014
Companies in all fields are facing talent shortages. One reason is that as the experienced employees…
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Future Of Work Will Move Towards Getting…

09/05/2014
Things like the cloud bring your own device (BYOD) policies and workflow-oriented approaches to doing…
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Will Robots Steal Our Future Jobs?

09/04/2014
The debate about whether robots will steal our jobs from under our noses has been rumbling on for some…
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Healthcare Hits The Melting Point

08/29/2014
More of us are living longer but who’s going to pay for our care? In Europe, we all do, and the…
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Is the 8-Hour Work Day Still Relevant?

08/12/2014
Clear-cut, eight-hour, nine to five working days may have existed a decade ago but today it seems they're…
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Flight Simulator Style Learning For…

08/12/2014
For years now, flight simulators have been used in aviation to train pilots. They provide a cost-effective…
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Bringing Marketing & Finance Together…

08/08/2014
Analytics is transforming the workplace in many ways, especially when it goes hand-in-hand with big…
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Authentication As A Service

08/04/2014
For almost every web, mobile or desktop app, developers need to work on authentication. They have to…
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Productivity In A Disappearing Workplace

07/24/2014
Turnover in the job market is draining knowledge from businesses at an alarming rate. Just in the month…
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Experts-as-a-Service: Redefining Consulting

07/14/2014
More than a decade ago, SaaS came to be and started transforming the way businesses operate. It was…
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What Comes After Knowledge Workers?

07/14/2014
The knowledge worker was born when people first started using only their knowledge and cognition for…
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In Future, Mobile Will Either Prosper…

07/09/2014
The word "mobile" used to refer to phones that worked wirelessly. Today, the term has evolved from telephony…
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Applying Code Halos To Insurance Companies…

06/02/2014
Code Halos can play a strategically important role in the interplay between business processes of Insurance…
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Find New Business Value In User Data

05/29/2014
The new video "Find New Business Value In User Data" delves into the details of how every user has a…
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CodeHalos TweetChat

04/17/2014
Center for the Future of Work recently launched Code Halos: How the Digital Lives of People, Things,…
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The Future of Data Science & Business…

03/11/2014
The worlds of data science and business analytics are changing. Companies like Amazon and Netflix who…
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Is Your Business Model Being Disrupted?…

04/04/2014
Is Your Business Model Being Disrupted? The Era of Code Halo is here - In this video, Malcolm Frank,…
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Renewable Energy Sources For the Future

12/11/2013
The move toward curbing our carbon footprint is so dynamic that it's started reaching into areas that…
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The Value of Signal

04/01/2014
Paul Roehrig and Ben Pring, the Co-directors at Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work collaborated…
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2014 And Beyond: Trends In Top Industries

10/31/2013
Major forces are at work in the business environment and the constant changes are putting pressure on…
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New Possibilities of Creative Thinking

10/08/2013
When we think about the future, there is always an element of fear present. We fear the unknown and…
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Big Data To Improve Timing of Online…

07/31/2013
Nowadays, practically everything can be bought online. Since choice is no longer an issue, the big question…
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Managing Change IS the Killer Behavior

05/24/2013
Francisco D’Souza, Cognizant’s CEO, is fond of saying, “Managing change has become…
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The Crowd Will See You Now!

09/26/2013
It is likely that many medical professionals will bristle at the idea of crowdsourcing diagnoses. After…
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Innovation Goes Retro

11/05/2013
The digital revolution has made our lives easier but it has also nearly obliterated our ability to forget.…
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Seven Signs of Disruption

04/22/2013
Macolm Frank of Cognizant has written a pithy and to the point piece on signs your organization may…
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Dude, Where's My Email?

04/22/2013
How quickly a colleague responds to our well-crafted email or how quickly we respond in turn usually…
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When Big Things Become Light

03/07/2013
What happens when big devices become light and collapsable/portable? A key aspect of the mobility wave…
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The Future of Walking

03/04/2013
There's a long history of famous folks who've liked to stand at their desk while working; Churchill…
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The World's First "Pop Up" University

03/06/2013
Most students go to university so they'll be able to get better jobs and make more money but in today's…
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Crowdsourcing in Limelight

05/08/2013
Crowdsourcing has finally gone main-stream and begun to enjoy a growing popularity in today’s…
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The Digital Social Enterprise - The…

04/15/2013
This short video is a greatest hits (Social Enterprise on 45 anyone?) version of the presentation that…
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Disney, Smart Bracelets and the End…

01/30/2013
The future of work is arriving at Disney this spring when they introduce digital bracelets for visitors…
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2013; The Year of Social

01/29/2013
Social media technology has permanently entered our lives: we like, we tweet, we pin, we communicate…
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Jeux Sans Frontieres

01/29/2013
Playing games is what kids like most, playing online games is what teens like most, and playing games…
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Key Skills Future Workers Should Master

01/14/2013
As technology, globalization, the ubiquitous Internet and ever rising connectivity changes the way we…
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Tesco Looking to Augment Your Reality…

12/05/2012
Tesco, Britain's leading retailer, is harnessing the power of interactive technology to give consumers…
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The Era of Re

11/27/2012
Many companies can generate creative new products and services, but those rethinking and reshaping their…
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37 FOW Signals

09/14/2012
Jason Fried of 37 Singals has had, and continues to have, lots of great ideas. Check out Rework if you…
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We're a Garage Band

09/14/2012
This new HBR article about innovation within large companies (arguing that this is firstly doable and…
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Robots in Retail

10/02/2012
More interesting stuff from our friends at Carnegie Mellon University, this time on the future of retail.…
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The New Age Of Communications

11/26/2014
It will come as little surprise to a number of us that people are becoming more and more attached to…
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It's Time To Unwind - Wellness Rooms…

11/24/2014
As communications and technology become ever faster, it can come as little surprise that a number of…
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What Do Millennials Think About Work?

11/14/2014
So everyone is talking about millennials, and you may be getting sick of hearing about them - but with…
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Healthcare Technology In The Workplace

11/14/2014
Whilst the fact that healthcare apps are becoming more prominent in the consumer space is not new, some…
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Innovative Tech To Solve Challenges…

11/06/2014
Almost every organization strives to be at the forefront of their industry. For businesses like Google…
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The Digital Workplace & Connected Workers

11/04/2014
To see the claim that two billion jobs will be rendered obsolete by the year 2030 in a recent CMS Wire…
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Social Robots - Are We Ready For Them?

10/30/2014
It may sound ominous, but a recent article on the BBC has said in no uncertain terms that social robots…
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The Internet In 2040

10/27/2014
Let's face it, most of us cannot live without the internet these days - both in our private and working…
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Open Source CMS - The Way Forward?

10/13/2014
Content management systems (CMS) are becoming more and more important to businesses, as the modern consumer…
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Voice Activated Tech For Future, Is…

11/11/2014
Voice-activated technology has been around for a while now - for example, Apple's voice-activation software…
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Digital Natives: Define Their Age

09/29/2014
It's been said many times and by many forward-thinking professionals: digital natives are the future…
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Wearable Technology - Its Role In The…

10/01/2014
As technology becomes more and more advanced, it’s no wonder that businesses are hoping to get…
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The Dark Side Of IT

09/22/2014
Self-service technology is abundant in the current world of work. It has as many benefits as it does…
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Is Productivity a Thing Of The Past?…

09/22/2014
Nowadays, businesses have to adapt to the ever-changing economic conditions at a faster pace than ever…
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Future Of Talent Development Transformation

09/09/2014
Transformations of how staffs are trained and educated are imminent in the next five years. The trends…
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The CFO Role Amid Digital Transformation

09/05/2014
When discussing how digitization is transforming the workplace, the focus is usually on marketing and…
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Future Office Space Will Be More Dynamic

09/05/2014
The technological advancements we've seen so far have made our working lives easier, right? What about…
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Going Beyond The Lean And Agile Enterprise…

08/29/2014
Companies, large and small, have learned how to be lean and agile. It's a requirement of the modern…
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Talent Acquisition In The Millennial…

08/22/2014
For years, parents have struggled with kids who spend too much time playing video games and have little…
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Baby Boomers: Passing The Torch In…

08/12/2014
In the near future, baby boomers will be leaving the workforce in large numbers, yet organizations are…
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Why Tech Can Still Fail

08/11/2014
Technology is a favorite subject when talking about the future of work, and there is reason behind it.…
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The Future Responsibilities Of Marketing

08/04/2014
Marketing is moving beyond creating awareness, promoting products and generating leads. More and more,…
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Corporate Historian: A New Marketing…

08/04/2014
Storytelling is gaining popularity as a marketing mechanism and this is creating demand for a new role…
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New Ways Of Measuring Marketing ROI

07/24/2014
Marketers face a reality of new channels appearing on a daily basis, and consumers' attention being…
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The IOTs Microsoft Moment

07/15/2014
If you’re following the fast moving developments around all Things, The Internet of, you’ve…
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2nd Edition of CodeHalos Tweet Chat…

07/11/2014
Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work launched the Code Halos: How the Digital Lives of People,…
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The New Age Of IT Skills

06/10/2014
Just like the industrial age optimized manufacturing, today IT has delivered efficiency and productivity…
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Code Halos, Big Data, And The Future…

05/29/2014
In this video "Code Halos, Big Data, and the Future of Business" experts are discussing how every individual…
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The Rise Of The Microbusiness

05/22/2014
One-person businesses, which only have an owner and no employees, are gaining momentum in the US. In…
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Humanum In Machina Moving From Big…

04/04/2014
When companies are using weather data to help drive shampoo sales and Amazon is trying to ship you stuff…
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The SMAC Stack: The Fabric of Code…

03/11/2014
The consumer technology model is now penetrating, and beginning to transform, the corporation in a significant…
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Code Halo Solutions: Digital Privacy…

03/05/2014
Ben Pring, Co-Director of Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work, interviews Harvard University's…
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Death of the Focus Group

11/06/2013
Remember New Coke? Colgate Dinner Entrees?   Blame focus groups: they gave the green light…
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Technology To Transform Utility Business…

11/01/2013
For decades on end, the utility industry followed its established business models but a number of disruptive…
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Four Trends To Boost Industrial Production…

10/14/2013
It has been more than two decades since MIT released a seminal report titled "Made In America." The…
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PwC Study Charts The Evolution Of Innovation

09/25/2013
Back in 2009, companies saw improving operational effectiveness as their primary objective. The reason…
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The Fluid Core

08/20/2013
With profound changes brought in by new technologies, it becomes imperative for global enterprises to…
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Come Fly With Me?

09/18/2013
So, I know that planes are already "fly by wire" etc and I know that while I'm having trouble opening…
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Obama Makes it "Machine Readable"

05/09/2013
Perhaps with Syria, sequesters, gun control, immigration, and a $15bn trillion dollar economy to grow,…
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Suits You!

11/05/2013
Shopping for clothes can be a nerve-racking experience even in our technologically advanced century.…
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Dude, Where Did My Day Go?

04/15/2013
Happy 40th birthday for the humble mobile phone! It was American engineer Martin Cooper who made the…
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Uber and the Future of Work

03/18/2013
The always good to read Om Malik has some interesting thoughts here about the taxi service Uber (have…
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The Future of Education

03/06/2013
Another interesting, provocative spotlight from Tom Friedman; this time on the future of university…
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The Future of Advertising

03/04/2013
The Internet of Things, a term coined by MIT's Auto-ID lab co-founder Kevin Ashton some 15 years ago…
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Working Hard or Hardly Working?

02/21/2013
Why is there such an obsession about work-life balance? Study after study stresses how harmful work…
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Commuters of the World Unite ...

04/15/2013
... you have nothing to lose but your season ticket passes. We've clearly seen an uptick  in teleworking…
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The USP of UBI

02/14/2013
The notion of "user based insurance" is one that seems to be gathering some, well if not steam, then…
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From Bricks to Membranes

01/29/2013
Businesses are facing new challenges and new opportunities amidst cut-throat competition, rapid technology…
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The Price of Unhappiness at Work? $350bn

01/29/2013
Much has been said about the importance of having an engaged, motivated and happy workforce to drive…
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Getting Mine in the Sharing Economy…

01/29/2013
As we've commented on frequently the "elastic" economy - so called by Forbes uber blogger Haydn Shaughnessy…
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LinkedIn Workers Run Wild With InCubator

12/12/2012
LinkedIn, the professional social-networking expert, is joining a number of other tech giants in giving…
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The History of the Office Provides…

12/12/2012
Vinnie Mirchandani, of Deal Architect fame, has some great thoughts on the future of the office. Ricky…
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Slacktivism as Corporate Leadership…

11/25/2012
You may have heard the phrase "slacktivism" in relation to campaigns such as KONY 2012, the YouTube…
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Future of Working at Home

10/02/2012
As a long time WAHer and someone whose flesh begins to crawl at the thought of ever having to daily…
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Building a Social Enterprise

09/14/2012
We here at the Center for the Future of Work have written about building the Social Enterprise. The…
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