Launch of Workplace 2020 Digital Platform (Knowledge Center)
Today, the world’s leading organizations are raising their sights, broadening their focus and leaning forward. These companies understand that uncertainty is still part of the business landscape; but instead of merely reacting to change, they are harnessing it and turning it into a business advantage. They recognize that, in a world that is changing rapidly, the speed with which organizations adapt has become a critical business capability.
Senior business leaders consider talent to be perhaps the critical factor in the push for sustainable growth and the need to manage new opportunities and risks in a more complex and interdependent world. Whether the growth strategies today are based on new innovative products and services, new market entry or through mergers and acquisitions – all are dependent on talent as the core foundation for success.
As a result, talent is now driving decisions that touch deeply on an organization’s core strategy: How should we expand into new markets and which markets offer the best opportunities? Do we have the people we need to drive new product innovation? Is this the best company to acquire and can we integrate successfully? How should we organize our business in a post-digital world driven by social media, mobile technology, and universal access to “big data?”
It was this in mind that the umbrella initiative ‘Workplace 2020’ was launched in August 2013. The purpose of conducting this initiative was to allow corporate leaders to connect with each other and have a discussion on the future of workplace.
Since its inception Workplace 2020 has indeed been an example of the exemplary strength that is vested within collective volunteerism with the attitude of contributing to the larger purpose.
The Workplace 2020 series includes discussions and conferences that allow industry leaders to come together and discuss a variety of issues pertaining to their sector. It creates an atmosphere of learning and provides an arena for networking. The initiative is focused towards creating a corporate leaders community in India and the south – Asia region.