Today’s workforce is increasingly decentralized due to the use of freelancers and the desire of employees to work remotely. According to a recent McKinsey study, this trend will continue with 40% of the American workforce being freelancers by 2020.
Organizations must change the way they plan, manage and execute work to meet this new phenomenon. Cloud document management software and workflow automation are important tools to help companies meet the changing structure of the workforce, improve efficiency and stay competitive.
Sean Nathaniel, Chief Technology Officer of Upland Software and General Manager of the company’s FileBound ECM division, has an informative article on the benefits of cloud document management solutions for a decentralized workforce.