Sponsored by Citrix Online; published in November 2011
There are two things we know without question about the future of work: it will require significantly more collaboration, and it will be dramatically more distributed. But what really matters is that these two trends are in direct conflict with each other. The way we work is changing dramatically. The workforce has become far more mobile. And new technologies have made it both easier and much cheaper to connect with friends, family, and business colleagues on a global basis. At the same time, those interactions have become far more critical to organizational success. Collaboration—getting work done with other people—is increasingly seen as the key to success.