Extensive research was conducted by experienced future scenario planner Andrew Crosthwaite. The paper describes how work is no longer just related to a fixed office, but rather to the worker and where they choose to be.
Technology and connectivity allows people to work from almost anywhere. There are ‘always on’ email exchanges and conference calls at 2 am; sensible life-work balance is also leading to a proliferation of Home Office working. 62% of knowledge workers work from home during course of an average week, 52% work while travelling. That brings many opportunities but also new challenges as the report highlights.