This article is a Naomi Simson piece on business owners and the future of work done for them. She lists the findings of a SmartCompany study titled “The SME of the future” as the basis for her article. The article discusses things like the flexible future, cloud computing and content marketing as it relates to the future of business. It also touches on artificial intelligence and research and development as it impacts the the success of a business long term. Finally questioning the skills that businesses want to prioritize from their people.
- The notion of personal time has caused many business to adjust its operations.
- Cloud computing has allowed smaller businesses to compete with low cost flexible IT solutions.
- Without asking the right questions R&D efforts will be doomed from the start.
“Although automation can allow business owners more time freedom than before, it is just as important to actively cultivate your customer relationships in a more personal way.”
Read more: http://naomisimson.com/the-future-of-smes/