The future of work is once again a business-critical question. COVID-19 has been a pivotal event in reshaping not just where we work, how we work or who we work with, but what works. No team has had a larger hand in this rapid shift than the technology team. Technology leaders therefore now have the responsibility of protecting their businesses and nurturing a different company altogether through the crisis. Their priorities pre-COVID19 were to maintain a productive workforce, a secure system and an agile culture. Have those changed in the weeks since? To understand how these technology leaders are leading in a time of crisis we committed to asking them.
In the next episode of The Future of Work Series, in partnership with Okta, HotTopics.ht interviewed Eileen Jennings-Brown, Wellcome Trust’s Head of Technology. She discusses the ways the digital transformation she initiated at the Trust two years ago has helped prepare them for lockdown disruption.