People

Companies versus markets: how will the future workforce evolve?

Why does the firm exist? Eighty years after British economist Ronald Coase first asked the question, the issue is being debated afresh in the tech-led gig economy

The next privacy bump: should employers study your DNA to support wellness?

As workplace health and wellbeing rises fast up the business agenda, WORKTECH’s Wellness 2017 conference at Credit Suisse in London asked uncomfortable questions about our performance economy

Striking the wrong note: three ways you are collaborating badly

Ever wondered why, despite an abundance of meetings, brainstorms, time sheets and appraisals, we often struggle to collaborate effectively? Here are three ways people get it wrong

A physical social network: how workplace apps will reshape the office

How can workplace apps create a more personal user experience? What benefits do they bring for organisations and individuals? A new WORKTECH Academy report looks at how apps can change connectivity and collaboration

Making meetings more efficient: systems that can help

Meetings are an unavoidable part of working life. But how can they be more efficient? What are the key issues of meeting rooms today and what systems can address them? A report by Unwired and Plow Consulting looks at solutions

Neural network: stronger brain, stronger collaboration

Interconnectivity can encourage collaboration, creativity and communication, neurology expert Fiona Kerr told the WORKTECH Sydney conference 2017

Building creative networks requires a new type of leadership

In these three videos, part of an eight-video series produced by Microsoft and PopTech on the changing world of work, international experts discuss how to build creative networks and reverse decades of employee disengagement

Why a ‘bricolage’ mindset gives HR directors a major headache

Five-year development plans are irrelevant to millennials whose rootless identity extends to their relationship with the workplace, says Tom Savigar