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Here are the latest posts on the Academy site bringing you a spectrum of ideas, evidence and insight from the world of work, sourced via the global WORKTECH knowledge network

Fluid Collaboration: linking brilliant brains across time, place and space

How will collaboration change over the next five years? And what should companies do about it? A new Avocor report co-produced with WORKTECH Academy introduces a new concept to address these issues called Fluid Collaboration

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What are the real characteristics of the responsive organisation?

In the first three videos of an eight-video series produced by Microsoft and PopTech on the changing world of work, international experts explore the essentials of rethinking what it means to be efficient in the workplace

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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

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New York notebook: the continuing consumerisation of workplace

The workplace customer is king according to the parade of presenters at the latest edition of WORKTECH New York, held at Convene in Manhattan on 4 May 2017. Issues of freedom autonomy and choice echoed through the conference…

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Drive time: how will autonomous vehicles affect the future of work?

Driverless cars have the potential to reshape our cities. But what are the implications for our workforces and workplaces? WORKTECH Academy asked a panel of experts at the London Transport Museum and got some unexpected answers

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Making light work of constant distractions in open plan space

Having trouble getting ‘into flow’ in the office environment? A new traffic light system promising to cut down interruptions has reopened a familiar debate about the trials of working in open plan

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This changes everything: working in a human-robotic ecosystem

How will digital technologies transform the world of work? What will the rise of the robot do to corporate real estate models? In the wake of the WORKTECH New York conference on 4-5 May, panel chair Peter J Miscovich of JLL explains how the ‘Hollywood model’ of AI-driven, web-based workplace platforms will emerge

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