This Week’s Recommended Reading

by CoyDavidson on September 28, 2012

Six Articles to Read this Weekend

Future Workplace Formula = 1 Person X 6 Devices @ Two-Thirds of a Desk
By 2020 organizations are set to reduce office space by almost a fifth (17 percent) according to a new study by Citrix, a leader in mobile and cloud technology. The workplace of the future will provide just seven desks for every ten office workers, with each person accessing the corporate IT network from an average of six different computing devices … Daily Finance

Interesting research findings about remote work and WFH
Lately I have come across some interesting research about remote working and working from home (WFH). The findings point to that remote work and WFH lead to increased productivity and more engaged employees, especially when employees are given the choice to work from the work environment that suits them best… The Content Economy

Smartphone use can mean a never-ending workday
There was a time when the workday ended after leaving the office, but a new survey suggests the arrival of smartphones has meant many workers are putting in as much as a full day of unpaid overtime each week – answering work emails at the dinner table, on family outings and even from bed … Yahoo News

Enterprise Mobility & The Art Of The Possible
Smartphones offer tremendous potential to connect with customers, make employees more efficient and create new markets. Yet nothing is simple in the enterprise space, where security, data storage, authentication, and management issues are mission-critical. The key to enterprise mobility is getting past the quagmire to the art of the possible … ReadWriteWeb

45% of Adult Workers Would Take Pay Cut to Get Flexibility
How important is workplace flexibility to working adults? It’s important enough that 45% would sacrifice a portion of their salary to get it … Recruiting Blogs

The Key to Changing Organizational Culture
Culture consists of group norms of behavior and the underlying shared values that help keep those norms in place. Take your work, for example, a place where almost everyone shows up between 8:55 and 9:05. Why? Not because the CEO has decreed it, or because people are fired if they don’t do it. That’s just the way it is! That is a group norm … Forbes

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