Intelligent CXO Issue 17 | Page 25


Learning to cope with the modern workplace

After clocking up more than half a century of benefiting from technological progress , Mark Bowen , Editorial Director of Lynchpin Media and Editor of Intelligent CIO North America , considers recent advancements in the modern workplace and outlines how he expects it to develop in the next few decades .

The modern workplace has changed beyond all recognition in the last few years – and I should know having worked in a variety of workplaces for more than three decades .

If there is one thing , I can be sure of it ’ s that the advent of the pandemic changed the dynamics of the workplace overnight .
When I was studying for a degree in history , I came across the expression that ‘ war is the mother of invention ’.
At the time , I don ’ t think I fully understood it ’ s significance but if you adapt the phrase to read ‘ necessity is the mother of invention ’ it ’ s not too www . intelligentcxo . com