How is Technology Changing Our Workplace and Culture?


Charles Mok

Legislative Councillor (Information Technology)


2016.4.20 @ Microsoft CityNext forum

Workplace: increasingly

fast-paced and complex...

More than 50% workers work outside office regularly

The (not so) New Normal

Source: Forrester Research, 2013

41% millenials

 say they prefer to communicate electronically at work than face to face or even over the telephone

Source: PwC, "Millennials at work Reshaping the workplace", 2011

Companies needs to cope





Technology has transformed the workplace as we know it.

5 key drivers

Mobility    Social

Cloud      Devices     Big data


Dream or Work 24/7?



Is Email dead?

From email to instant messaging, collaborative tools

Day-to-day interaction with


Video calling and collaboration 

Multiple Devices

simpler user interfaces, Applification?

Instant, always on communication

Remote workers


Augmented reality?


Changing workplace culture

What will be

the most sought after skills

... in 10 years' time?

We need a Smart Workforce for the future

Thank you!

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How is Technology Changing Our Workplace and Culture?

By Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)

How is Technology Changing Our Workplace and Culture?

CityNext Forum - IT Fest 2016 (Smart Manpower for Smart City – Microsoft Hong Kong)

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