I found Barron’s article highlighting Davos and the topic of The Nature of Work is Changing intriguing. In my opinion, the bottom line is that technology has always been a net creator of new wealth and jobs. The jobs eliminated are more than offset by the jobs created, and this will continue. More than any other factor, technology is what separates us from the middle ages.
As information technology is the key technology of our times, it is the one that is most changing the nature of work. Our past and upcoming research (in march) explore how this is occurring. Check out this link that highlights consumerization success stories and examples of customers using modern consumer technologies for real business advantage.