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The Office of the Future: Virtual, Portable, and Global

Jens Grubert, Eyal Ofek, Michel Pahud, Per Ola Kristensson
2018 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
We envision the future office worker to be able to work productively everywhere solely using portable standard input devices and immersive head-mounted displays.  ...  In this article, we investigate opportunities and challenges for realizing this vision and discuss implications from recent findings of text entry in virtual reality as a core office task.  ...  These are just a few possible future applications and potential benefits.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.2018.2875609 fatcat:rsz5kuowvvaitcwnbg3fgr3t5i

Global business on the superhighway: implications for the office of the future [chapter]

B. C. Glasson
1996 Advanced IT Tools  
Recent and rapid developments in electronic commerce enabled global trading have raised many questions about future offices and future office work. Will the future office be a place or a space?  ...  Contributors were asked to submit "Design Options and Solution Strategies" to deal with aspects of future offices and future office work.  ...  Will the future office be a place or a space?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34979-4_14 fatcat:nrgmpo3kgvetvljv6bd4xwwz2i

Out-of-Office Model – the Eight Factors and Barriers Controlling the Future of E-Working

Michal Beno
2020 Acta Universitatis Danubius: Oeconomica  
Each of these three dimensions, namely Technology, Global changes and Generational and demographic changes, is within the control of the individual country, and each one can be developed through appropriate  ...  We have developed a simple basic three-dimensional model of future trends and factors affecting e-working.  ...  Laptops and home office equipment are becoming increasingly portable, requiring less space, and they can be purchased at increasingly affordable prices.  ... 
doaj:770140dfa8f8414c97b8be60df510d4c fatcat:7nh3wkbzvzgwpah4vjivxy65q4

An example of the use of the WWW as a tool and environment for research and collaboration [chapter]

Freddie Quek, Ian Tarr
1996 Information Systems and Technology in the International Office of the Future  
will work in the future.  ...  BioMedNet is a virtual club or cyberclub built on the Internet to provide professional and focused services of interest to its members anywhere in the world. In essence, it is more than just a club.  ...  The key is to 'get connected' and 'get online', via modems, ISDN, satellite links, etc., and that the office paradigm of a work place will give way to a work space; portable offices such as home offices  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35085-1_17 fatcat:xdgpokugrze2rlmuqqdedjhoaa

OSTP-AWhite House Office of Science and Technology Policy Request for Information on the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Kris Kitchen
2017 Figshare  
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Request for Information on the Future of Artificial Intelligence  ...  This cycle can leave insufficiently funded, however, research on the wider implications of, safety of, ethics of, and policy implications of, AI systems that are outside the focus of corporate or even  ...  Regarding (4) the social and economic implications of AI: We are concerned that too little rigorous research has been done on the potential implications of AI for economics and employment.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.4640305 fatcat:26aelpe4ejbupao5yh2mys2pzq

Working with groups using groupware: electronic problem structuring and project management support for face to face and dispersed organisational groups [chapter]

F. Ackermann
1996 Information Systems and Technology in the International Office of the Future  
However with the availability of fast, inexpensive and reliable networks (including ISDN and Internet links) within and between organisations the idea of electronic communication and working has become  ...  N-dimensional structures which encourage the "properties of the whole" as well as the detail to emerge, provide a powerful basis for the sharing of ideas and expertise.  ...  direction and future of the organisation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35085-1_2 fatcat:thhgaes2zzbebklsipiuoisebm

The Design of Flexible Furniture for the New Generation Offices

Didem Bedük Tuncel, Hande Zeynep Kayan
2018 Civil engineering and architecture  
This situation affects the use of technology, and working systems more and more each day causing us to rethink the working areas and how we use the office furniture.  ...  Because the changing activities require different technologies in the offices that consist of individuals coming together for the same purposes, especially the Y generation born between 1981-2000, raised  ...  Social and Cultural Changes Work culture is developing according to globalized business world, global administration systems and fluctuations in economy and politics [6] .  ... 
doi:10.13189/cea.2018.060205 fatcat:ogmuuxjogzdthl5a3q6tpb6kg4

In employees' favour or not?—The impact of virtual office platform on the work-life balances

Dharshana Rathnaweera, Ruwan Jayathilaka, Kingston Rajiah
2021 PLoS ONE  
As a coping strategy for the survival of business, economy, and livelihoods, certain organisations were compelled to transform to virtual office platforms.  ...  The main objective of this study is to identify the impact of the virtual office platform on work-life balance in the Sri Lankan context. The methodology adopted for this study is quantitative.  ...  In the virtual office [7] , employees are provided with portable devices to accomplish their job and are often granted the flexibility and the authority to work from wherever feasible as they prefer,  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0260220 pmid:34797845 pmcid:PMC8604353 fatcat:xroqwvqcqbazvbyovwffnloxt4

Moving the Network to the Cloud: The Cloud Central Office Revolution and Its Implications for the Optical Layer

Marco Ruffini, Frank Slyne
2019 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
This tutorial provides an overview of the various frameworks and architectures outlining current network disaggregation trends that are leading to the virtualisation/cloudification of central offices.  ...  It also provides insight on the virtualisation of the access-metro network, showcasing new software functionalities like the virtual DBA mechanisms for PON.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This publication has emanated from research conducted with the financial support of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under Grant Numbers 14/IA/2527 (O'SHARE) and 13/RC/2077 (CONNECT).  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2019.2891990 fatcat:2xczyq37lvg3zbllzldjmnniqa

IrDA: past, present and future

S. Williams
2000 IEEE personal communications  
From its roots in portable PCs and printers, IrDA technology is present in virtually all new PDAs, it is emerging in mobile phones, pagers, digital cameras, and image capture devices.  ...  Finally, it briefly considers future directions for the IrDA platform itself.  ...  Acknowledgments The author would like to thank the IrDA president, Mike Watson of Calibre-Inc., and Parviz Kermani of IBM Research, as well as the Hewlett-Packard Company for their support, encouragement  ... 
doi:10.1109/98.824566 fatcat:s7zagzg6hrblbg7ejq3cimgtfy

Future directions in visual display systems

Ed Lantz
1997 Computer graphics  
Many have likened the effect to neurons connecting to form an organism, a kind of global consciousness.  ...  Visual media technologies are growing less expensive and will eventually reach all corners of the earth and all levels of society.  ...  Acknowledgments I would like to thank Harold Kalmus and Walt Barrows for their artistic contributions to this article. Also thanks to those dedicated to advancing visual display systems technology.  ... 
doi:10.1145/271283.271301 fatcat:g3zb5mqq6be6rh5pw7glg6c5mi

V. Future data [chapter]

2021 A New Science for Future  
The chief data officer of NOAA, Edward J.  ...  The characterization of data as 'portable objects' draws from common terminology in computer science, where software portability is 182 | A NEW SCIENCE FOR FUTURE understood as "a property of a program  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783839452653-006 fatcat:k2bhkmssfjan7olnb4werkhzja

Imagining Australia's energy services futures

Alan K. Pears
2007 Futures : The journal of policy, planning and futures studies  
Changes in global and local energy service requirements mean that demand for Australian energy and resource exports may decline significantly in absolute terms, and the viability of conventional energy  ...  This paper discusses past and future trends in Australia's energy service requirements, and assesses the implications for energy supply.  ...  To the extent that they replace global scale industrial facilities that rely on international shipping, these technologies could have major impacts on global transport and on the location and nature of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.futures.2006.01.012 fatcat:sltl4h7j4vgnhjmhk7hjb4rvia

Future multimedia user interfaces

Blair MacIntyre, Steven Feiner
1996 Multimedia Systems  
We provide an overview of two emerging areas of user-interface research that will play major roles in future multimedia systems: virtual environments and ubiquitous computing.  ...  leading up to a discussion of key current research issues and future directions.  ...  Conclusions We have surveyed the state of the art in virtual environments and ubiquitous computing, two user interface paradigms that will shape the future of computing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s005300050027 fatcat:founbkymxzc4hm475xsqsyjube

Who Let the Lawyers Out?: Reconstructing the Role of the Chief Legal Officer and the Corporate Client in a Globalizing World

Constance E. Bagley, Mark D. Roellig, Gianmarco Massameno
2015 Social Science Research Network  
As in-house counsel have become more entrepreneurial in both the United States and elsewhere, and as many business schools have failed to adequately prepare future managers to address the legal and ethical  ...  In the wake of the implosion of Enron and WorldCom in 2001, Judge Stanley Sporkin famously asked, "Where were the lawyers?"  ...  GLOBALIZATION AND THE CHANGING ROLE OF GENERAL COUNSEL: NEW DATA, PREDICTIONS, AND PRESCRIPTIONS This section briefly explores the current and anticipated effects of globalization 340 on inhouse counsel  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2661466 fatcat:cnrvwdyqhng6horpo6webyqod4
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