Just as technology continues to transform customers’ expectations for brand engagement, so, too, is it changing the landscape of work itself. Automation of repetitive tasks, for example, is freeing staff to more significantly contribute to their companies’ growth by giving them back time to create, innovate, and think more critically. At the same time, roles are evolving, while new ones are being added. Agility is taking hold, organizational hierarchies are being rethought, and employee empowerment is the name of the game.
What’s to come? We intend to answer that with this month’s special series about the future of work. Read on.
What Will The Future Of Work Look Like?
Industry thought leaders paint a picture of a technology-empowered workforce where automation frees employees from the mundane and enables them to be more creative and effective at their jobs.
5 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking
The perception that innovation means big ideas occurring on a macro level is only partly true. Smaller, incremental changes are the other half of the story and can even lead to a new innovation altogether.
Digital Transformation Redesigns The Chief Creative Role
No longer do we judge CCOs solely by an advertisement campaign or a TV commercial. We now assess them more broadly—by experiences.
Agile Is The Mindset Of The Modern Marketing Organization
The ability to innovate in marketing and customer experience is inherently intertwined with moving fast enough to keep up with the ever-changing expectations of always-on tech-empowered consumers. But moving fast can be hard for large enterprises—until now.
Let’s Make A (Digital) Deal
It’s a modern-day paradox: Sales has always been about connecting to customers. But today salespeople increasingly don’t know their customers on a personal basis. Phone calls and business dinners have been eclipsed by clicks and taps within the digital world.
How This Company’s Flat Org Structure Empowers Employees
Flat may very well be the future “shape” of our industry. At least it is at Chicago-based digital agency Punchkick Interactive, where there is no hierarchy, no bosses, and employees choose their own job titles.
4 Must-Have Skills For Future Creatives
Tomorrow’s creatives will have huge power to affect behaviour change and leave their mark on the cultural zeitgeist. What is very clear is that the roles and requirements of creative practitioners is changing.
10 Ways Digital Leaders Can Protect Their Teams From Burnout
The concept of workplace burnout was first introduced more than 45 years ago. However, the once-novel diagnosis has grown exponentially in the always-on work environment.
5 Fascinating Jobs That Don’t Exist—Yet
Emerging technologies, automation, digital platforms, and data are reshaping the workplace at a rapid pace—so much so that 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been created yet.
At ANZ, It’s All About Agility
Chris Venter, GM of omnichannel platforms at ANZ, spoke with CMO.com about the financial institution’s recent transition to an agile workplace, including what the process involved, how it engaged employees, the role of emerging tech, and some fruits of its labor.
15 Mind-Blowing Stats About The Future Of Work
Technological and cultural shifts are already reshaping work as we know it. Read on for a clearer view of what’s to come.
‘Never Stop Learning’ Rules The Day In APAC
Four years is the typical length of time it takes to earn a traditional university degree. But at the speed at which technology evolves, by the time a student is ready to graduate, a good portion of what was learned could already be out of date.
In Transforming Their Companies, CIOs Are Changing, Too
Unleashing innovation in today’s business environment requires a deep and broad knowledge of IT. However, understanding how to pull all the levers and push all the buttons to create actual business value requires more the ability to leverage leading-edge digital technology.
How Technology Can Help Recruit The Best Job Candidates
Advancements in recruitment technology have forever changed the relationship between organizations and job candidates.
Office Spaces And The Value Of Digital Experiences
Corporations communicate their values, mission, and culture through their spaces. But now the experience design of corporate space goes beyond a robust art program.
Mindfulness And The Importance Of Digital Disengagement
Digital transformation is all but demanded for corporate survival. And as exciting as it can be for those making it happen, frequent change, increased demands, and always-connected expectations can take a human toll.
The Times Are A-Changin’ For Change Management
Change is hard. Radical change is even more difficult. And persistent, profound change? Well, most organizations—and the people who work in them—are ill-prepared to adapt.
APAC Panel: It’s On Businesses To Equip Employees For Change
Wouldn’t your productivity increase if you didn’t have to constantly divert your attention from the tasks that really matter? What if you could palm off those monotonous tidbits to some kind of robot?
A Purpose-Driven Workforce Is Taking Over—‘And That’s Great News’
David Baldwin, CEO of ad agency Baldwin&, discusses the seismic shift occurring in the marketing landscape and how brands can reach the next generation of influencers.