Talent is every organization’s lifeblood. Coupled with demographic and social trends, the technologies of the digital age are transforming the workplace. Directors need to pay attention as “electronic workers” created through effective applications of technology to perform work become more prominent in their companies.
As the future world of work evolves, organizations need to advance toward optimizing their mix of internal, interim and outsourced human talent/electronic workers. This issue explores some of the questions directors should be asking as they focus on the realities of a transforming workplace and the implications of digital labor to that transformation.