Prefer Remote Working Or Working From…

12/11/2014
Technology may not change the future workplace as much as we thought. When it comes down to it, we still…
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Retail Fitting Rooms Go Futuristic

12/01/2014
There is nothing more exciting than a hot new trend or piece of technology - and a recent article on…
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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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Workplace Preferences For Multi-Generations…

11/12/2014
'Millennials are the future' we are constantly told; 'listen to what they want'. A lot of hype around…
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Future Ahead For Retail & Mobile

10/20/2014
The evolution of the retail sector in recent years has been astronomical. With the rise of mobile devices,…
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Reality Computing, Capturing Reality…

10/13/2014
I write and study often on the subject of digital transformation - the digital transformation…
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The Future Economics Of The Workplace

09/29/2014
Being able to learn from past mistakes is one key skill of every business professional – but along…
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BYOD In The Workplace Of The Future

09/29/2014
As technology evolves and becomes ever more prevalent in the workplace, it seems logical to assume that…
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Shopping Gets Personal

09/26/2014
"L'Angleterre est une nation de boutiquiers." Some think Napoleon was dismissing the English but it…
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3rd Edition of CodeHalos TweetChat

09/22/2014
Keeping the history of hosting two successful TweetChat sessions aside, Cognizant's Center for the Future…
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The Robots Are Here Right Now

08/20/2014
Watch this video, 'Humans Need Not Apply' by C G P Grey that talks about how hundreds of milions more…
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Marx (Groucho) On Code Halos

08/18/2014
Previously on UD …  Last week I reported on a recent trip to Washington to talk to wonks…
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Code Halos Go To Washington

08/08/2014
Last week Malcolm, Paul, and I sat on a panel discussion pulled together by the Information Technology…
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Work Culture Will Need Play In The…

07/22/2014
Play in the workplace can bring on learning and development experiences; it can spark curiosity and…
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New Paths In Corporate Learning

07/14/2014
Learning programs in the past were no big deal for employees: you attended a two-day course, earned…
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Entering In To The Employee's Mind

07/14/2014
Business models and practices are changing across the world, and there is also the opportunity to transform…
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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 CEO Of 2040

06/26/2014
Chief executive officers have been around since about 1917, the dawn of the modern business management…
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The Disruption Of Inventions

06/23/2014
All of us are seeing innovation, disruption and evidence of a general rethinking of “the way things…
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Big Questions, Little Answers

06/20/2014
I spent a day last week in San Francisco with the New York Time’s Thomas Friedman and hundreds…
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The Death Of Marketing Agencies

06/17/2014
The marketing agency business is changing drastically in the digital age and the challenges seem to…
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Bringing Together The Multigenerational…

06/17/2014
Four different generations are working together across the world - traditionalists, baby boomers, Gen…
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Outsourcing: The Future Enabler

06/05/2014
Not so long ago, outsourcing was looked down upon and seen only as a way to cut IT costs, for example.…
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Adapting To The Collaborative Economy

06/03/2014
With the emergence of startups like Airbnb, Etsy and Kickstarter, the collaborative economy is now something…
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New Data Suggests The Death Of The…

06/03/2014
Technological advances are transforming the workplace or even slowly eliminating it altogether, new…
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Leading A Remote Workforce

05/15/2014
As remote work becomes ever more popular, it is still sometimes managed and led by people who do not…
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Berlin

04/25/2014
Did you catch my previous post about the need for cities and countries to nurture their own “Creative…
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Londons Tech City Takes Root

04/25/2014
My last post mused on Creative Economies and how the economic value of ideas will increasingly delineate…
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Essentials Of The Digital Workplace

04/10/2014
Businesses today are required to be digital, mobile and global. And as the new generation enters the…
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As Process Evolves, So Too Does The…

04/07/2014
In some ways, the title of this post is stunningly obvious.  But on a recent trip to Silicon Valley,…
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Collaborate Your Way To The Future…

04/03/2014
The modern-day workplace is changing and this means a wealth of new opportunities for growth. But in…
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Technology Can Make Your Workplace…

04/01/2014
At the risk of sounding gloomy, let's make a quick calculation. If you work five days a week, 52 weeks…
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The Corporate Office In 2030

03/03/2014
Remote working is great but there will always be people who prefer to have colleagues around during…
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Quirky Offices To Spice Up The Workday

02/20/2014
The traditional office is a boring place, all rectangles and straight lines, but some furniture manufacturers…
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A Great Place To Work

01/30/2014
The business world is changing ever more dynamically and many enterprises are struggling to keep their…
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Emotional Culture At Workplace

01/17/2014
Companionate love is hardly something that most of us would associate with the workplace but a new study…
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Quirky Office Furniture For the Future

12/24/2013
A new office chair that looks like a trashcan keeps the person sitting on it almost constantly in motion,…
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A Future Where Africa To Lead The World…

12/04/2013
It may sound unbelievable today, but the prospect of Africa overtaking the now-developed world thanks…
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The Future Office: Mobile, On-Demand,…

11/19/2013
It is becoming increasingly difficult to define the corporate office. Flexible working is establishing…
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Why Are Corporate Offices Losing Their…

10/30/2013
We all hear and read that corporate offices are becoming obsolete. At the same time, however, many argue…
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Libraries Going Bookless

10/24/2013
Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff is a self-professed book fiend but also someone who realizes that modern-day…
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Compassionate Management Is Finally…

10/08/2013
Something wonderful is happening in the workplace, according to Bronwyn Fryer. There is growing evidence…
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Need A Breather? Yes, There's An App…

09/19/2013
Sharing became a phenomenon with the advent of social media platforms. What was initially confined to…
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Floor Tiles to Keep the Lights On !…

07/22/2013
Imagine floor tiles that turn human footsteps into electricity! Yes, that’s what the company Pavegen…
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Smart Cities in Near Future

07/01/2013
Over 50% of people on the planet already live in cities and since urbanization is unlikely to stop,…
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The Workplace A Decade From Now

07/16/2013
The workplace is evolving in the direction of an environment that is amazingly diverse, completely global…
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Amazon's Biosphere Office

06/13/2013
Amazon has made its home town, Seattle, proud. Starting out as an e-book store, it has grown to become…
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Cannes? Pah. Belfast. Yes, really.

05/23/2013
While the world looks to Cannes and all things Gatsby, there is another city feeding from Hollywood…
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Shared Cars: The Future Of Urban Transport?…

04/22/2013
Andre Haddad, chief executive of car sharing company Relayrides, believes that the future of urban transportation…
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NO WAH @ YAHOO!

03/06/2013
Ok, OK, the company provided pig pen might not be an actual prison but Marissa Meyer's sentence (I mean…
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Consumerizing Work

02/08/2013
What will the ideal office of the future look like? PSFK has talked with Ryan Anderson, future technology…
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Detroit; New Economy, New Culture,…

02/21/2013
So long a byword for decay, unemployment and violence, Detroit is now emerging into the 21st Century…
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Intel Paints Its Picture Of The Future…

01/01/2013
Thinking about the future, the US chip maker, Intel, has pondered the issue of workers and workplaces…
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Mobility And Flexibility Will Shape…

12/27/2012
The office of the future will be increasingly mobile and flexible, with employees working from diverse…
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The 20/20 on 2020 Workplace Trends

12/05/2012
We are living in a world shaped and driven by profound change. Technology is turning the global community…
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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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The Death of the Cubicle

11/25/2012
Telecommuting promised to transform the traditional workplace, enabling workers to do their jobs from…
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The Desk of the Future

10/02/2012
How would you like to swap your standard vanilla cubicle desk for the one featured in this piece? Even…
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Sprouting Prefabs

10/02/2012
Perhaps because one of my favorite bands was (is) Prefab Sprout (tell Paddy I sent you) I have always…
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More Songs About Buildings and Food

09/14/2012
Interesting video on leading edge thinking about how we use the space we work in. Brought to you by…
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Future Of Co-Working Spaces

12/03/2014
Whilst freelancing and entrepreneurial start-ups are becoming more and more popular, a lot of working…
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The New Collaborative Office Set-Up

11/25/2014
So in the past, offices have been split into little offices, individual pods and separate banks of desks.…
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Future Office Chairs Look Interesting

11/12/2014
There are plenty of news stories looking at what office spaces and working environments will look like…
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Code Halos At Connected Cloud Summit

10/24/2014
As you know, Benjamin Pring - Co-Director, Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant, participated…
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Getting Personal (Or Tattoo With Your…

12/11/2014
To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports about the death of the UK high street have been greatly exaggerated.…
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Dreaming Of What's Next At Dreamforce

10/15/2014
In 2000 I wrote a short analyst note called “Is Salesforce.com a software company? No. Is Salesforce.com…
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The Office Of The Future Looks Like?

09/29/2014
There are so many articles purporting to know what the office of the future is going to look like and…
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Virtual Fitting Rooms - Future Of Retail

09/29/2014
Let’s face it – the world is becoming increasingly digitally focussed, with older, more…
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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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Personal Telepresence In Future Workplace

09/09/2014
The way we work is constantly evolving, shaped by the never-ending stream of new technology. In business…
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It's The Journey: Looking Into The…

08/20/2014
Sometimes thinking like a kid is the best way to free your imagination and wonder what the future might…
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Urban Physics In Future Workplace

08/13/2014
The US population is now mostly urbanized, and new methods to study cities are starting to emerge. One…
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On Piketty, Twitter, And Superstar…

07/25/2014
A number of interactions I’ve had over the last few days have, when looked at through a Code Halos…
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10 Steps To Build An Innovation Culture…

08/08/2014
In homage to my Alma Mater, Forrester Research, here we go: “Memo to the Swiss: 10 Steps…
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Recap of CodeHalos TweetChat

07/17/2014
As we announced the sequel of the CodeHalos TweetChat a week ago, the day arrived finally and it was…
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Workspace That Caters To Introverts

07/14/2014
Many employers today create open-plan offices, hoping to stimulate collaboration and creative thinking.…
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Finding The Main Character Of Digitized…

06/23/2014
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a business. With it, it becomes creation. ~ Bette Davis Here…
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BYOx: Moving Beyond BYOD

06/25/2014
BYOD (bring your own device) policies are gaining importance in the workplace and they are bringing…
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The Future Of Work Involves Quantifying…

06/20/2014
Many companies are already using social intelligence algorithms to gain insight into customer patterns…
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Luddites, Meters And Uber

06/20/2014
I went to Nottingham in England earlier this year. References to Robin Hood and Maid Marion abound but…
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The Future Of Work: Happy Employees,…

06/17/2014
Saying that happy employees create happy customers is easy. Delivering is hard and many companies fail…
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Top Talents In The Future Workplace

06/10/2014
There is truth to the saying, "numbers don't lie." Consulting firm MBO reports that independent workers…
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Design Skills For The Future Workplace…

06/05/2014
As change at the workplace picks up speed, employees are pushed out of their comfort zones. Moreover,…
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Business Analytics In Europe: Part…

05/23/2014
The key to cracking code in business analytics is to find the story in the bits and bytes and derive…
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Business Analytics In Europe: Part…

05/15/2014
Last week I blogged about a new report hailing from the CFOW exploring all things to do with analytics.…
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Business Analytics In Europe: Part…

05/09/2014
You wanted European market insights so brace yourself because my fellow CFOWers Paul Roehrig and Ben…
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Raising The Next Generation Of Workers

04/21/2014
The traditional classroom - papers, desks, blackboard and bulky textbooks - is a warm image for many,…
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Messrs. Barnes & Noble, Meet Messrs.…

04/15/2014
Malcolm, Paul, and I were down at Barnes & Noble on Fifth Avenue in New York last week signing a…
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A Sustainable Culture For The Future

04/10/2014
The digital age makes us not only more connected and informed, but also more distracted and hungry for…
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Welcome To The New UD Website

04/03/2014
Dear UnevenlyDistributed Friends, You told us and we heard. Many of you shared with us what you like,…
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Bankers, Google StreetView, And The…

04/02/2014
A few unconnected thoughts and bon-mots this week about goings-on in Silicon Valley, as well as the…
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Flexible Work Environment A New Reality

03/07/2014
It's clear that the future of work will have little in common with work in the past and the main thing…
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IM: Going The Corporate Way

03/05/2014
Can you imagine daily life without instant messaging (IM)? Probably not, and it is coming to the point…
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Place Of Work: The Cafe

02/03/2014
The open office has been bashed by academic studies as harmful for productivity and peace of mind, and…
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Creative Cafe A New Place To Work

01/27/2014
A chain of "anti-cafes", originally launched in Moscow but now numbering nine outlets, with the latest…
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Data-Tracking Tech Gives Rise To New…

12/26/2013
Gadgets are becoming increasingly indispensable in our lives, most of them enabled with tracking tech…
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Future Will Add Life To Neighborhood

12/10/2013
Nowadays, over half of the global population lives in urban areas and life in the city is becoming easier,…
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Office Of The Future

11/29/2013
Open spaces encouraging collaboration, environmental friendliness and futuristic design are the features…
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Next-Generation Mobile App Services

11/14/2013
Mobile services are steadily pushing their way into the healthcare, finance and education sectors. As…
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Getting Ready For Workplace 2020

11/05/2013
Perhaps for convenience sake, discussions and predictions about the future of work have led to the coinage…
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Co-Creation Kicks Off In Sweden

10/30/2013
October the 2nd attending the launch of Cognizant’s Co Creation Center in Sweden—a fascinating…
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How Libraries Are Pushing Into The…

09/20/2013
Remember the time when a library was the default destination for most of our work-related or leisure…
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Silicon Savannah

04/01/2014
To see a vision of tomorrow’s Africa and the possibilities therein, look to Kenya. Micro finance…
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The Meeting Room Of The Future

08/13/2013
The work environment is constantly changing but, as long as there are offices around, there will be…
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Furniture Designers Wake Up To Needs…

06/24/2013
The number of people working from home is growing at a steady pace, and the majority of these employees…
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A Conference Room In Every Desk

06/25/2013
While our way of working continues to change, office furniture has been dragging its feet evolution-wise,…
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Code Rules

08/13/2013
Today’s high-flying companies — the outliers in revenue growth and value creation —…
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Hot Desking 2.0

05/09/2013
Having an idea and the guts to pursue it are not always enough to ensure the success of a new business.…
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Poland: King of Shared Services at…

03/21/2013
Poland’s capital Warsaw is a global city, a major tourist destination and known for its Phoenix…
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Doing Dr Smyslov Proud

02/13/2013
Steelcase are one of the grand fromages of the corporate office design world and produce a really nice…
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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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Digital Workspaces, Emotional IQ and…

01/31/2013
The workplace needs to make dramatic changes to stay effective as the world is moving faster and product…
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New Workplaces Mix Work and Fun

01/04/2013
A wave of Silicon Valley tech companies are setting up happy, light and fun workspaces that are light…
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Knoll's Glimpse Into Office Of The…

12/11/2012
By 2020, Generation Y is expected to represent 50 % of workers all over the world. To attract and keep…
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The Future Of Work - Virtual Co-Workers…

12/04/2012
Having bosses you will never meet in person and communicating with virtual co-workers are some of the…
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Citrix's 2020 Workplace

11/30/2012
Leading mobile and cloud technology supplier Citrix has come up with a formula for the workplace of…
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The Future of Work in Chattanooga

11/25/2012
Thomas Friedman writes a really nice piece about how Chattanooga Tennessee has invested in very high…
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Drive Ahead with Technology

09/14/2012
There is clearly a hot (and heating) battle amongst automakers to embed and leverage technology in cars…
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Atomizing Atoms

10/02/2012
As businesses and work become more virtualized the physical spaces that contain them are adjusting to…
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Design for Impermanence

10/02/2012
The "pop up" building trend which has been gathering pace recently and which is very much in line with…
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