Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Monthly Foresight: Investigating the Future of Organization Feb. 2017

Organization of the future is an organization designed openly for anyone with ideas on how human organizations ought to be contrived in the face of the strategic imperatives of the 21st century.

The new paradigm that is emerging is one as a Living Organization or Digital Workplace, which is organic, alive, holistic, vibrant, energetic, responsive, fluid, creative and innovative, in a relationship with its environment/customers/ suppliers, and above all enhances and supports the dignity of the creative human spirit. Here comes the monthly foresight of "All about Future": What will be the Future of Organizations? What's your ideal digital workforce and workplace? Is future already here or still far away?
The Future of Organizational Development: Organizational Development helps organizations become more mature by providing an environment within which employees at all levels are inspired and allowed to commit their best in the organization's service. This is definitely a leadership challenge because effective leaders inspire that commitment habitually. However, in most organizations, the leadership of that ilk is in short supply. What's the digital vision of business leaders and how to clearly define the business goals of such organizational tuning?


Tuning Organizational Structure to Improve Digital Ready-ness? Command-and-control came about through the Industrial Revolution with the perspective that everything, including organizations, can be viewed as mechanical in nature. In the "Birth of the Chaotic Age" with information abundance, it makes a very strong case that command-and-control organizations are inherently incapable of handling, processing, managing the sheer volume of information we are faced with. The crucial digital shift is to build a hyper-connected, widely collaborative and smart organization.


How can IT Evolve to Investigate different paths for the potential future of the Organization? The emergent digital technologies and tools provide the business new opportunities to re-imagine the future of businesses. Digital is the age of customers. Digital leaders today need to realize that continuous adaptability is necessary in a continuously changing world. IT plays a crucial role in leading digital transformation of the business. So, how can IT evolve to investigate different paths for the potential future of the organization?


A Hyper-Connected Enterprise Command-and-control came through the Industrial Revolution with the perspective that everything, including organizations, can be viewed as mechanical in nature with silo as the necessities to improve efficiency. The crucial digital shift is to build a hyper-connected, widely collaborative and smart organization. At a hyper-connected digital organization, business execution, innovation and transformation are fostered via high-degree collaboration, transparency, and business harmony, with the laser focus on business values and people centricity.



Future of Work: Connect the Forward Dots?Organization of the future is an organization designed openly for anyone with ideas on how human organizations ought to be contrived in the face of the strategic imperatives of the 21st century. The work is not the place you go, but a live organization and an experiment lab you can connect the future dots. Here are five characteristics of future of work.



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