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
Learning Modules, Executive Coaching, Global Workforce Leadership Development
Employee Engagement, Recruiting and Recognition, Change Enablement & Management
We partner with organizations to transform how and where people work by bringing innovative thinking and best practices to meet the needs of a distributed workforce.
Our products and services help companies design, implement and manage strategic initiatives around four pillars of workplace transformation: strategy, policy, training and engagement.
Our team has extensive experience leading global teams and managing successful large-scale organizational change across multiple lines of business in corporate and non-profit environments.
"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
- If You Can't See Them, How Do You Know They Are Working? How To Enable Distributed Teams (NEHRA Annual Conference, September 28, 2017)
- Interview Part I of II: How the Current State of Workplace Flexibility in Massachusetts is Changing (August 8, 2017)
- Make Work, Work for You: The Importance of Flexibility and Choice in the Workplace (June 23, 2017)
- Future-Proof: Setting your Mobile Workplace up for Success (May 26, 2017)
- 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)
Flexwork Global Products
Our DIY Training Modules, Valuable E-Guides, and Free Resources Help You Easily Manage Your Transition To A Mobile Workplace
The practice of flexibility and mobility at work has been around for a long time. Long enough for companies to come full circle when surfacing data that shows co-location among teams fosters collaboration-centric work leading to increased innovation. IMB grabbed hold of that in 2017 and used it to make the case for ending remote work. […]
When developing your strategy for workplace flexibility, it shouldn’t be all or nothing – work in the office, or work from home. The best strategies offer flexibility and choice in ways that consider employee workstyle preferences, leadership preferences and work to be done. Companies need to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, safety and security is embedded in[…]
IBM made headlines earlier this year when it killed its telework program and forced employees to return to the office. Although IBM was an earlier promoter of untethering employees and letting them become more mobile, it appears that the tech giant is following a disturbing trend among large employers to limit flex and mobile work.[…]
For those working in the northern states, you’ve said it or heard it before, “It’s going to snow tomorrow… I’ll plan on working from home.” It’s a mini business continuity plan going into action. Many companies with formal remote work programs ask technology enabled employees to work from home or bring their equipment/work home in[…]
Last month, a cyberattack crippled nearly 200,000 computers across more than 150 countries. The ransomware attack took over computers, encrypted their data and then demanded payments from users to release the information. Organizations from private companies to governments and individuals were impacted. Had it not been for the intervention of a British cybersecurity researcher who[…]
Telecommuting, remote work, distributed teams, flex, agile workforce – we still wrestle with what to call it, but more importantly, do we know who should own it? Is it the business – with needs to enable employees to be efficient and effective? Is it Human Resources (HR) – providing policy and procedures for flexible work[…]
Most organizations are successful in creating and leveraging cross-organizational teams to achieve multiple business outcomes: incubating new ideas, bringing products to market, and moving through large-scale complex change. Success today depends on diverse teams coming together to ideate, create and achieve significant goals in business. But how important are these kinds of teams in moving[…]
Today, most employees do not work in the same building at the same time each day. Thanks to a variety of tools and technology, and the strong desire for work/life balance, formal or informal distributed teams are now the norm. Congested traffic has created long commutes – even if employees don’t live far away! Technology[…]
Employee engagement is top of mind for most organizations and leaders today. HR departments seem obsessed with the idea and try to measure it through annual surveys and assessments. For leaders, maintaining employee engagement with a distributed workforce can be challenging. How can an employee working from home hundreds of miles away be as engaged as[…]
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[…]
Technology, we all have some form of it. For most, it’s that $500+ computer we carry around in the palm of our hand, our back pocket or on our wrist that can help us find the nearest gas station, our destination, the weather, what’s playing at the local theatre and the ability to purchase a[…]
There are many opinions and perceptions about collaborating remotely or within a virtual team. Many assume that collaboration decreases as the geographic distance between team members increases. But is there any truth to this? Do virtual teams have it harder than teams that are co-located? The answer is yes. Research has shown that virtual teams[…]
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