The first wave of digital transformation was about adding digital capabilities to existing structures; the next is about creating natively digital and connected structures that operate more like software.

It is time to upgrade our organisational operating systems

Change is hard, but it is unlikely to stop any time soon. Instead of big bang change programmes, we need to make distributed, agile transformation part of the agenda for all teams and organisational units.

Distributed, agile transformation makes change routine

How can we overcome the culture of ‘learned helplessness’ surrounding digital technology in the workplace, and give people opportunities to help themselves and each other?

Bridging the skills gap in the digital workplace

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The * of Crowds

The * of Crowds

Thinking about three very different examples of the wisdom, stupidity and bravery of crowds, and how we should never under-estimate so-called "users"... With Great Reach Comes Get Responsibility… I really enjoyed reading up on three wildly divergent outcomes for...

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Looking Beyond Centralised Platforms and Workplaces

Looking Beyond Centralised Platforms and Workplaces

This week, Lee is seeing signs of light through the cracks and trying to imagine a world beyond attention-farming. Will we remain trapped in centralised systems that seek to monetise our attention and emotions, or is there a brighter future beyond this stage of the...

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Rebuilding for the Next Normal

Rebuilding for the Next Normal

In this edition, LJ reflects on how remote or hybrid working is here to stay, and how we can design more sustainable ways of working to cope with it. The last few weeks have brought a slight but long-overdue shift in the prevailing global mood. Biden’s historic win in...

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Turn on, tune in… burn out?

Turn on, tune in… burn out?

In this edition, Livio considers some of the productivity trends around remote working and their possible long-term effects on the health of online workers. Work Has Changed Forever Whatever politicians might say about sandwich shop economics and the billions they...

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Glimpses of our Hybrid Future

Glimpses of our Hybrid Future

This week, Cerys writes about the emerging hybrid future of organisations and the challenges facing managers and leaders as they learn to both function and support others in the new hybrid world. The Unbearable Lightness of Remote Working The wants and needs of...

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Ready for a new challenge? Come and join our team!

Ready for a new challenge? Come and join our team!

About us Post*Shift is a specialist consulting and software company, which helps the world’s leading companies to become more agile and prepare their leaders for the opportunities and challenges of digital transformation. We are a passionate team who share a desire to...

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People and Machines United in Bloviation

People and Machines United in Bloviation

In this edition, Lee looks at different views of GPT-3, and how the acceleration of white collar automation will change both the fitness function for managers and how we value their contributions. General AI: Genius or Bloviator? The new version of OpenAI’s Generative...

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Postshift Linklog #243

Postshift Linklog #243

In this edition, Lee looks at the return to the office debate, home working productivity, corporate education, the magic of blockchain and the recent Digital Workplace Disruption online conference. Welcome to Our New-Look Linklog We have switched our newsletter over...

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