The Modern Workplace

  • Motus Establishes Driver Advisory Board to Better Understand Needs of Today’s Mobile Workforce Direct User Feedback to Drive Evolution of Company’s Mileage Reimbursement and Fleet Management Platform Boston, Mass. – September 29, 2016 – Motus, provider of the most accurate vehicle management and reimbursement platform available, today announced the creation of its Driver Advisory Board. Members…

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  • The year was 1994. 60 Minutes, Home Improvement, and Seinfeld ruled primetime TV. Parents were lining up to buy Mighty Morphin Power Rangers toys for their kids. And in Nashua, New Hampshire, a group of “young cyberspace entrepreneurs” launched a retail revolution when they generated the Internet’s first-ever secure transaction by selling a CD by Sting.

    Fast forward twenty years. Not only is e-commerce well established, but it is a key driver in broader processes of cultural transformation that some have compared to the introduction of the printing press.

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  • Even if you haven’t seen the film Office Space, you have likely lived it. The cult-classic stars Ron Livingston as Peter Gibbons, an office worker caught in an existential crisis. His work is unfulfilling, his office culture is non-existent, his workspace is little more than a prison cell. We’ve all been there at one time…

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  • The workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment, undergoing constant fluctuations due to a large number of influences. Given how drastically our offices have changed since the year 2000, predicting the next era of our modern office can be a daunting task. The immediate future is a little clearer, however. Recent trends in technology, mobility, and…

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  • While the office may never be completely paperless, the workplace has already gone digital. Over the last few decades many of the tree-killing practices of yesterday have given way to a bevy of electronic options. Email has largely replaced snail-mail, but the digitization of office life extends beyond communication alone. Programs like Google Docs, Square,…

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  • You might call the generation born between 1980 and 2000 Millennials, Gen Y, the “Me Generation,” or whatever else you like, but more likely than not, you are also calling them your co-workers. They are already the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. By 2025, Millennials could make up as much as 75% of the…

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  • Over the last two decades, our lives have been slowly taken over by technology. Take a moment to look around you. How many screens do you see? Did you include the one you’re reading this on? Our Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets have changed the way we work, play, and even raise our children. Today’s offices would be…

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