The “future of work” becomes “work”

Allison Baum Gates
Apr 27, 2020 · 5 min read

When I wrote my thesis around the future of work, I outlined the ways in which technology was transforming work into a digital, distributed, and data-driven reality. I never imagined that a global pandemic would catapult us toward that new reality infinitely faster than planned. Companies have reluctantly been shifting their strategies for decades, but leaders are now being forced to rethink their traditional mindsets and…