Designing solutions around the four pillars of workforce and workplace transformation
Workforce Assessment, Workforce Audit, Pilot Initiatives, Metrics and Dashboards
Mobile Work Agreements, Procedures and Governance, Technology Requirements
Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning Modules, Global Workforce Leadership Development
Employee Engagement, Recruiting and Recognition Initiatives, Change Management
We believe having a strong flexible work strategy and formalized remote work program strengthens a company’s culture of innovation and engagement. Strategy provides the roadmap and structure provides guidance to leadership and employees enabling work to be done efficiently, effectively, safely and securely.
We partner with companies to transform how and where people work by bringing innovative thinking and best practices to meet the needs of a growing mobile workforce. Our products and services help companies design, implement and manage a flexible work strategy and workforce with a focus on four pillars of workplace transformation: strategy, policy, training and engagement.
Our team has extensive experience leading distributed teams and managing organizational change across multiple lines of business in the corporate environment. Let us help you map your strategy to success.
"By 2020, mobile workers will account for nearly three quarters of the total U.S. workforce."
-International Data Corporation U.S. Mobile Worker Forecast, 2015-2020
- Where Should Leaders Focus to Attract and Retain Top Talent This Year? (March 2017)
- NEHRA Annual 2016 Conference (September 28-30, 2016)
- Agile Workplace Conference (September 13-14, 2016)
- Agile Workplace Conference (September 15, 2015)
- Successfully Managing Performance in the Virtual Workplace (May 6, 2015)
- Author Insights: Emily Klein on Workshifting (April 15, 2015)
- Seven Experts on Telework and Flexible Work Policy (March 19, 2015)
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2017 is finally upon us. Resolutions are made far and wide to get more sleep, exercise, eat healthy — all with the best intentions to be a more rested, fit and better self. What is the biggest hurdle in accomplishing these resolutions? Time! Hectic schedules on a weekly basis never allow for enough time. Time[…]
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A few decades ago, Toyota Production System gained attention for its manufacturing processes. The methodology and collection of tools used by Toyota engineers was later coined “lean” and popularized in the book The Machine That Changed the World. (Coincidentally, lean started to become popular during the era when the process improvement methodology Six Sigma was[…]
This past month marked the culmination of a two year journey. Two years ago I set out to co-author a book with a colleague and along the way joined forces with two others to produce our book, Workshift, as a virtual collaborative effort. Located in four different cities, across two countries, we merged our collective[…]
After a long week of divergent opinions on Marissa Mayer’s decision to revoke the option to work-at-home for Yahoos, I’ve had the chance to connect with colleagues on the fallout of such a decision and the resulting national conversations that have flowed forth. Many agree that it was a shortsighted edict, but one that given[…]
Looking towards the future and how our workplaces are evolving is always inspiring. Earlier this month, PSFK released a great report on The Future of Work, which showcases the breadth of changes underway in how we work. Some workplaces still resist the cultural need for change, but the pressure for organizations to evolve for myriad reasons, not[…]
We’re all familiar with ice breakers – the quick facilitated exercises that are typically done when a team or group meets for the first time. There are many different types of exercises a facilitator or team leader can use; some are related directly to the project at hand, others may be more personal, and some[…]
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