Working Smarter in Auckland
On Monday 2 November we acknowledged how 2020 has been a year of considerable disruption and change. The Covid-19 induced lockdowns accelerated underlying trends such as the increasing prevalence of flexible working arrangements, changing workforce practices and a ramped up role for technology. Suddenly, much that had previously been written about but only sporadically observed has come to pass. Many of our knowledge workers were initially obliged, and now choose to work remotely; overnight, digital dominates the marketplace, many now work much more virtually, and even healthcare is provided online. What does all this mean for the city? What are the implications for our physical spaces, our employees, and how will technology enable and accelerate further change.