How will the “Global Brain” – the collective, hyperconnected capability of human talent around the world – change the future of work? In what is called the Fourth Industrial Revolution, much of the focus has been on the impact of technologies such as “big data” collection and storage, data analytics, automation and artificial intelligence on the knowledge economy. Less emphasis has been placed on how technologies are improving the productivity of the Global Brain and enabling new operating models for solving some of world’s biggest problems.
At 10EQS, we understand the opportunities and challenges of a gig-economy lifestyle. Being a gig-worker can provide the opportunity to create and manage your own work-life balance, to choose your own venue of work as well as choosing the types of projects you work on. To millions of people this is attractive, but being ready to succeed in the gig-economy is hard work, and unfamiliar to many who have worked in more traditional settings.