#CiscoChat Podcast 2018: Take a peek into your future workplace
Innovation, People and Culture, Thought Leadership, Collaboration
What does the office of the future look like? Will we even have physical offices anymore? How important are humans in the future workforce? The bigger question is: how will humans work with technology and machines in the future? Cisco’s Vice President of Human Resources for APJC, Annella Heytens, talks about the future of work in this podcast episode.
Today, technology is an enabler that helps people connect and work anywhere they prefer. To enable a productive and flexible workforce, here are the four things you need: Leadership sponsorship, collaboration technology to enable people to work from anywhere at any time, the right policy that underpins how people are expected to work from home and lastly, flawless execution.
Since flexible working is one of the most sought after aspect of jobs today, there is a business case and clear benefits in terms of hiring and retaining talent. From a hiring perspective, talent could very well be from anywhere in the world and if the company has a flexible work policy, they can hire from anywhere they need! Companies also should use technology to their advantage. With collaboration tools in place, work can take place wherever employees are, leading to better productivity in the workforce and reduce cost of travel. In today’s always-on environment, also find out from the podcast on what keeps productivity and performance at a sustainable level.
Working without an office: feasible or fiction? Listen to this podcast to find out more!
This episode is part of a podcast series, Predictions 2018: Data, Disruption and Downtime.