Microsoft has brought together experts in the fields of social change, technology and organisational structure in the public and private sectors to build up a picture of a ‘hybrid organisation’ one that is flexible, nimble and encourages individuals with a variety of backgrounds and approaches to work together to ensure organisational success. The papers really explore the role and relevance of organisations in a future defined by economic uncertainty, changing workforce demographics, globalisation and rapid developments in social and business technologies.
I’m really excited by the future; I think the new Coalition Government in the UK will create more entrepreneurs and increase innovation which will only be a good thing for both Private and Public Organisation. For me, my focus next Fiscal year at Microsoft will be on Cloud and Social Computing; both play key roles in the Hybrid Organisation…so that’ll be another busy year for me then! J