Borderless Future

How chatbots are breezing in to the workplace

February 20, 2018

Office workers around the globe are turning to a new assistant to answer their HR queries and requests for data, one who never calls in sick or steps away from their desk for meetings. The advent of chatbots—conversational artificial intelligence (AI) tools developed for specific..

Why the 30-hour work week is almost here

February 15, 2018

A friend who recruits for an investment bank grumbled to me recently about millennial job applicants. He said that at interview they ask questions like: “Can I leave early on Friday afternoons to go to yoga?” Surveys have shown for years that most millennials —..

Millennials are driving workplace automation—here’s why

February 15, 2018

Automation will have a major impact on the nature of work in the coming decade. While there are varying stats on how many jobs and work activities could be automated, the reality is that automation — supported by technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine..

8 ways Gen Z will differ from millennials in the workplace

February 8, 2018

Generation Z is composed of those born between 1995 and 2010, which means that the oldest are about 22 and are just entering the workforce. The media has focused a lot on millennials in recent years, but it’s time to turn some of the attention..

The challenges facing today’s artificial intelligence strategies

January 31, 2018

The hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) is intense despite that fact that as yet, artificial intelligence (AI) for most enterprises is still at an early, or planning, stage. While a lot has been done, there is a lot more to do before it becomes commonplace…

Understanding AI’s strengths and weaknesses in the workplace

January 23, 2018

Much of the conversation about tech in the workplace centers on jobs that will be replaced by AI, as well as the technology’s impending effects on workplace dynamics. Without question, this is a revolution in the making, and some businesses will thrive within it while..

Why businesses need to work to retain the next-gen workforce

January 17, 2018

There was a span of several decades in America when job creators could take employee loyalty and retention for granted. Pensions were common and not yet in decline, upward mobility was alive and well, and morale across our strata of industries was generally high. Not..

What does Alexa for Business really mean for our workplaces?

January 15, 2018

Not content with filling our shopping baskets and recently moving into our homes to connect our TVs, and lighting, Amazon is now looking to workplaces with the launch of Alexa for Business. Simply put, Alexa for Business is an enterprise version of the smart home..

Human experience is changing the future of work

January 10, 2018

Helping people to feel good at work goes far beyond achieving work-life balance. It’s about creating an environment that enables employees to feel engaged, empowered and fulfilled. Get it right and your workspace will not only be a critical part of the talent attraction and..

3 ways Gen Z will start to change the workplace in 2018

January 4, 2018

Last summer marked the first time that Generation Z, born in 1995 or later, stepped into the workforce. In 2018 they will begin transforming the workplace. Pranam Lipinski, CEO and Co-founder at Door of Clubs explains how If ringing in the new year means embracing..