Evolution Towards Digital for Remote Workforce

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    1995
    • C-base founded in Berlin, one of the first coworking spaces
  • 2000
    • DOT Appropriations ACT requires govt agencies to have telecommuting policy
  • 2005
    • First official coworking space established in SF called “San Francisco Coworking Space”
    • Yammer launches in 2008
  • 2010
    • Private companies employ majority of remote workers (not just freelancers)
    • Telework Enhancement signed by Pres. Obama
  • 2015
    • Slack grows from 0 to 4 million users in 3 years
    • 70% of world’s population works remotely at least once a week
    • Fully remote companies in US = 170
  • 2020
    • COVID-19 creates tipping point
    • 62% of US employees work remotely for months without visiting an office
  • 2025
    • Continued transition to digital
    • Improved collaboration and communication
    • Remote work expectations from workforce