If you look back at how much has changed in as little as ten years, it can be daunting to imagine what the world will be like in 2050. What will the working world look like in 34 years? The future scares a lot of people. Climate change, a growing population, and fewer natural resources will certainly pose new challenges for the human race in the next few decades. But when you consider ongoing social and economic progress and all of the coming innovations in science and technology, there's plenty of room for optimism.
Here’s how futurists reckon the workplace will be in another thirty-four years.
You probably won’t have a flashy title
Say goodbye to the corporate ladder and hello to the “corporate lattice” says CEO of the Institute for Global Futures James Canton. And this is something that’s already happening, with companies like games platform Steam dumping the traditional hierarchy in favour of a flat structure with no managers. Party! So instead of working one particular role with a particular title, you’ll more likely be an equal cog in hybrid workforce machine. “You’ll end up with a system, a network of humans and artificial intelligence, crowd-based intelligence — they’re all going to get mashed up,” Says Canton. Another step forward for the world becoming one giant Kickstarter.
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