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Imagining the post-Covid workplace

Imagining the post-Covid workplace

Tom Cheesewright, leading futurist and author of Future-Proof Your Business, says businesses are now shifting from “monolithic structures optimised for one thing to much more flexible networks of components that can be reorganised to meet new needs.”

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FMs Still Delaying Smart Tech Adoption

FMs Still Delaying Smart Tech Adoption

A survey from property services specialist DMA Group has revealed some alarming contradictions to the FM industry’s approach to technology.

This somewhat opposes the findings of The Connected Enterprise report, produced by Sigma Dynamics, in partnership with applied futurist Tom Cheesewright, that we looked at back in February. It revealed that 71 per cent of C-suite executives, directors and senior managers are skeptical about the benefits of implementing new business technology.

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SHOP LOCAL: Consumer habits change in lockdown

SHOP LOCAL: Consumer habits change in lockdown

As lockdown restrictions ease, a local business owner is urging people to continue to support their local independents.  Tom Cheesewright, one of Britain’s leading Futurists, teamed up with Barclaycard Payments, which processes nearly £1 in every £3 spent in the UK, to understand what these shifts mean for the future of British shopping.

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Workplace and property firms must wake up to the new era of networked businesses

Workplace and property firms must wake up to the new era of networked businesses

Tom is quoted in the article. Tom Cheesewright recently wrote: “organisations are increasingly structured as networks of smaller components” and that the “most extreme example of a networked organisation is one composed entirely of freelancers. Each person in that network is not only responsible for fulfilling their own duties as part of the network, they also have to sell their value, report their successes, and communicate constantly … with the parts of the network with which they interact”.

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