If we don’t always need offices to do our jobs, when do we need them? And how will the pandemic change the way we use them?

Jennifer Magnolfi Astill specializes in the strategic development of high-tech future work environments. Here’s how she believes the pandemic could shape where and how we work in the years ahead.

Source: How the pandemic is preparing us to work from anywhere

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The pandemic not only made safety the new top priority, it expanded our idea of what a “workspace” can actually be.

“The pandemic is akin to a spike in the work evolution curve. It has accelerated the widespread adoption of the prior shift—mobility—to areas of the workforce traditionally more reticent to it.”

“There has been a change in mindset when it comes to the mobility of work. From the organization’s perspective, most know they can be productive but few had prior experience in managing a distributed workforce as a community.”