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9 Powerful Quotes That Perfectly Capture The Future of Digital Work

February 3, 2020

It’s impossible to know exactly what lies ahead in the future of digital work but there are a few technology leaders and analysts out there that always seem to stay ahead of the game.

These people can often articulate complex changes in enterprise technology and digital work with simple, sharp language.

Luckily, we’ve compiled some of the most telling quotes from top digital workplace experts to help companies and leaders better understand what matters most in the future of work.

Here are some of our favorites:

Employees want their 9-5 to look like their 5-9

Brian Kropp

Group Vice President, Gartner

As basic automation and machine learning move toward commodities, it's the uniquely human skills that become valuable

Devin Findler

Research Director at the Institute for the Future

Delight people at work. It is that simple. Companies must create strong digital experiences that delight their employees.

Pedro Bados

CEO, Nexthink

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Pedro Bados, CEO, Nexthink

Understand the mind. Get a measurement. Automate the mundane.

Andrew Hewitt

Technology Analyst, Forrester

The winning organizations of tomorrow will be the ones who have a business model that allows to seamlessly traverse all the options and continually move work in a way that best meets their needs

Ravin Jesuthasan

Managing Director of Willis Towers Watson

Whether you are talking to consumers or colleagues, every interaction with you is a chance for them to vote with their wallet or their feet. That vote is primarily emotional. They can choose to invest in you, tolerate you, or walk away.

Alan Nance

Co-founder, Citrus Collab

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Alan Nance, co-founder, Citrus Collab

There has never been a time of greater promise or greater peril

Professor Klaus Schwab

Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

Digital is the main reason just over half of the companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since the year 2000.

Pierre Nanterme

CEO of Accenture

There is an expectation gap between what employees expect and what IT support teams can actually deliver. And this gap will only shrink when companies take deliberate efforts to improve their digital employee experience.

Jon Cairns

VP of Global Solution Consulting, Nexthink


Act now

One thing is certain: 2020 is going to be a monumental year for digital workplace technologies.

If you want to stay ahead of the digital changes and challenges that await, you need an IT solutions platform that can help you deliver the ultimate Digital Employee Experience. The Nexthink platform enables IT departments to predict problems before they happen and effect meaningful change at scale.

If you are interested in learning more, talk to a Nexthinker today.


Brian Kropp, Group Vice President, Gartner

Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

Devin Findler, Research Director at the Institute for the Future

Andrew Hewitt, Technology Analyst, Forrester

Ravin Jesuthasan, Managing Director of Willis Towers Watson

Pierre Nanterme, CEO of Accenture

Alan Nance, co-founder, Citrus Collab

Pedro Bados, CEO, Nexthink

Jon Cairns, VP of Global Solution Consulting, Nexthink