Category: Future of Work

What could be an optimum severance package for terminated employees?

Most employees are not prepared for an abrupt break in their careers. Any decision by a business to shut shop or tone down their business considering various issues can be detrimental to employees. People in business organizations are often told to leave due to several reasons which may not always be attributed to their performance,…

CoronaVirus causing the world’s largest work from home experiment

The novel coronavirus outbreak, which began from Chinese city Wuhan in December, has now infected more than 67,000 people and killed over 1,500 in China alone. With the World Health Organization declaring it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, the virus has shut forced the Chinese economy on its knees with many analysts failing…

Four-day week work: The future of work?

The five-day, 40-hour workweek has been the conventional practice in business essentially since its inception by Henry Ford in 1926. But a recent Microsoft pilot program challenging that convention has signaled that when done right, the four-day workweek can yield great benefits for the company, community and individual alike Last year in August, Microsoft Japan…

BlackBerry Digital Workplace for modern workforce

Anywhere, anytime remote access to company resources and data is what empowers a modern, mobile workforce. BlackBerry Digital Workplace, from Blackberry Limited offers a secure robust workspace that provides users simple and secure online and offline access to corporate on-premise or cloud content. Present day workforce comprises a mix of full-time employees, contractors, seasonal workers,…

Make way for AI: By 2024, AI will be doing 69% of managerial tasks

“Introduction of AI at workplaces will also increase the number of working professionals who suffer physical disabilities. AI and emerging technologies will help organizations reduce the barrier to access for these specially-abled professionals.”With the advanced stage innovations being done in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a fear has been looming over the fate of…

Future of work and workplace : Some questions ?

A businesses dependence on IT, technology, communication has kept evolving over the years. Most transactional activities at work places have gradually been automated. With the reduced cost of technology deployment – using SaaS, and cloud based offerings, even small companies can leverage technology for a minuscule costs to automate most of their transactional process. Future…