Mercer’s Technology Vertical hosted an exclusive, all-day event at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Palo Alto, California that brought together senior executives from some of the world’s largest Uncap Technology companies to envision, experience and prepare for the future. Attendees engaged in interactive experiences and thought-provoking conversation on the future of the industry and the implications for the workforce. Dialogue and ideation revolved around these areas:

 

  • Exponential Workplace
  • Multifaceted Workforce
  • Winning in Growth Economies
  • Total Wellbeing

 

The energy and collaboration throughout the day indicated heavy engagement with the material as attendees stepped into the future, challenged their assumptions and unearthed tomorrow’s opportunities.

 

  • MULTIFACETED WORKFORCE

      

     

    • How do we thoughtfully design inclusion in the workplace using data?
    • Why do we need diversity?
    • How do we make it safe to have different opinions?
    • How do we redefine & redesign how  work is done to accommodate & optimize?

     

  • WINNING IN GROWTH ECONOMIES

      

     

    • How will the emergence of new global economic powers shift the way our multi-national organizations operate?
    • How can we manage and develop talent across cultures and new ways of working?
    • Nationalism is on the rise.  How do we globally hire and develop talent in such environments?
    • How do you include local flavor in a global enterprise culture?

     

  • WELLNESS

      

     

    • What does the full ecosystem of well-being look like in the future?
    • How do we create a global framework with local delivery?
    • Who is included in wellness? Contractors?  Gig workers? Extended family? 
    • How do you measure ROI and tie to business metrics?

     

  • EXPONENTIAL WORKPLACE

      

     

    • How will employees interact with technology and artificial intelligence in new ways? 
    • How do we build an organizational system to support the exponential workplace?
    • How will human machine teaming affect skills & decision making?
    • How do you create the experience to support and encourage change?