Category archives: Business

Living in a working environment: what does the future hold?

The office as a concept did not exist before there was need for big companies to orchestrate mass production after the inventions of the industrial revolution. Like all concepts they always live long after the reasons they came to be have disappeared.

How fast is our world becoming obsolete?

Nowadays change doesn’t occur over a lifetime or even over years but rather months. Today if you complete a computer science degree, what you learned in your first year of study is obsolete by year 3. And this is not only a problem for individuals but for business too.

What is defining next-generation working life?

Recently, Tonny Uhlin and I went into the studio to record the first episode of the “Next-generation Working Life” podcast. During this first episode, we talk about the big and small changes we see coming to our work places as we journey deeper into the Networked Society and how these will impact our working life [...]

Central sites or local hubs – reflections on future city offices

Urbanization, environmental issues and demographical changes are megatrends affecting our future world – especially urban working life. Today’s cities are home to more than half the world’s population and by 2050 two-thirds of us will be city-dwellers. Likewise, the environment is a challenge that few question as an issue that needs to be addressed. We [...]

Sky is the limit: connectivity is transforming the air travel experience

So how can network technology go from a gate-to gate experience to an enhanced door-to-door experience?

Agility is the new organizational logic

The physical spaces we work in are changing and so too are the ways that individuals work. For example, we now use private networks for work-related issues as well as other non-corporate services. The question is, are organizations following?

The office is dead – long live the exchange place!

The office as we know it, is dying. There are still many traditional workplaces out there but it’s only a matter of time before they too will change. With constant connectivity, work can take place at any time and at any place. Offices workers used to be tied to one specific location because of the [...]

By transforming industry we can transform society

Over the past decade, new economic powers have emerged, challenging established structures. New corporate giants have emerged too, taking over new markets. Industries have been transformed by new disruptors’ business models. Today, the most important competitor you have may not even exist in your industry yet.

It’s time to power up public city spaces

Modern “cityzens” expect mobile coverage and capacity wherever they go. Providing infrastructure for good mobile-data coverage and capacity is as important as public transportation, electricity, water and sewage. The question I want to address in this post is: how do operators leverage the capabilities of small cells to power-up performance in public spaces?

Working life as we know it is changing dramatically

How will work be organized in the Networked Society? Fundamental changes are taking place. Cultural changes and rapid technological development are changing the rules and opening up for new ways of structuring business and changes in the workplace. Ideas and innovation are fueling this move forward. It is becoming more important, if not essential to [...]