The virtual online workplace becomes mainstream
Historically the concept of knowledge work is driving each day to an office, sitting in a cubicle for 8 hours and then driving home again.
This is going to change. A survey by Deloitte showed that telecommuting is second only to salary as the best way to attract top talent.
Jobs with regular telecommuting grew by 73% between 2005 and 2011. Better adoption of broadband, use of collaboration tools and increased acceptance by management are fueling the growth in telework.Read More
If you're involved in an online startup, it's important to analyze major Internet trends that are likely to make an impact in the next few years. You could look for the emerging tech that might give you a strategic business advantage if you're an early adopter.
In this infographic, we show 7 shocking stats & trends about the Internet that might interest you.
The 20th century saw a massive loss of jobs in factories as machines replaced humans. The US economy moved to "services" and everyone was happy! Of course service jobs are not going to be replaced by machines are they?
Now, with the advent of automation and artificial intelligence, more jobs will become obsolete.
Problems run amok at all levels in the government. Years of outrageous healthcare benefits, pensions and salaries have made municipalities so broke that they cannot afford to pay for police, firefighters or even garbage collectors. It's been voted the worst state to do business by CEOs for 7 years now.
It is evident, California is doomed.
Are your projections as bleak as ours? Check out our infographic and tell us what you think!