Collaborative Economy to have Greatest Impact on the Future of Work

After an exciting week-long discussion, SMBs across Canada weighed in and voted: the collaborative economy will have the greatest impact on the future of work.

This past Friday, over 60 companies and entrepreneurs joined in the final round of the national #FutureofWork discussion, hosted by GoToMeeting Canada.

With the Internet of Things and Virtual Reality eliminated from the debate, the last trends standing — workforce disruption and the collaborative economy — were pitted against each other for the third and final round of discussion. GoToMeeting Canada fired off a series of questions, generating ideas on collaboration and coworking spaces as well as innovative ways SMBs can prepare for the coming changes.

Read more below and watch The Globe and Mail’s Sean Stanleigh and futurist Sanjay Khanna talk about what the collaborative economy means for small businesses in this video.