learning, work

Learning for the future of work

I’ve been looking at the SITRA studies on Perspectives on new work: exploring emerging conceptualisations edited by Esko Kilpi which includes lots of different perspectives on learning and the future of work and is a really interesting read The study explores learning and work in the knowledge-based or weightless economy and knowledge work where such work is understood as ‘interaction between interdependent people’. As…

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learning

Storytelling about the future

I came across this presentation on transmedia storytelling around scenario planning activities. The importance of storytelling is important here as this is how you should recognise, acknowledge and re-interpret the unfolding of a possible scenario in reality. The scenario is a hyper-real possible future and will be re-interpreted as reality (without the hyper): Story, Sci-Fi & Transmedia to develop Corporate…

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technology, work

The Future of Work

This post from Neil Usher (@workessence) sums up nicely the dilemmas presented in the future of work discourses: The future of work: it’s going to be dispersed flexible agile dexterous and very bendy and driven by presence-mimicking technology and sophisticated collaborative tools replicating our everyday functionality that mean we don’t have to be in the office at all ever again (hooray, maybe) so…

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