“We understand now, perhaps better than ever before, the importance of user experience. Twenty, or even 10 years ago, the concept of user experience was just not a consideration. Now, it’s a job within itself and has been made even more important not only by businesses, but by the user’s own requirements and demands.”
Raik-Allen added that for businesses, the future workspace looks bright.
“We are at the dawning of a fourth industrial revolution. The pace of technological advancement is building, laying the foundation for smarter systems that will enable us to tackle problems. Rather than removing jobs, like our previous experience of industrial revolutions, technology will provide more opportunities for rewarding work,” he mentioned.
But, many of these roles will be in areas that are still in development or will depend on the next stage of technology.
“It is estimated that 65 per cent of children entering primary school now will work in a job that doesn’t exist today.
“As a business owner you need to make sure that you can rapidly change to align with the way in which not just technology but society is moving. In predicting the future of business technology over the next 25 years, people will be your best barometer,” he added.
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