Jane’s Pick of the Day: 2 December

1 - Bring Nomadic Employees Back to the Mothership – Philip Tidd

By 2015, 1.3 billion people worldwide will be working remotely. That’s almost 40% of the entire global workforce. While we can thank technology and increasingly flexible office policies for the shift away from the office, for many companies, mobility has simply been an unintended consequence of trying to keep pace with change, as well as a calculable means to rein in real estate costs. But while the movement toward less square footage and mobile workforces will likely continue, we shouldn’t discount the importance of the office.”

2  - The Big Debate – Berlin Educa – ban diplomas and degrees! - Donald Clark

‘This house proposes a ban on diplomas and degrees’ –sounds extreme, and since I was arguing FOR the motion to a large audience,who make their living from teaching, designing an delivering diplomas and degrees, I woke up the night before with the thought that I’d be lucky to get any votes at all! Here’s what happened.

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