On-demand knowledge work is the future of work

As businesses transform itself for the future, we will discover that the future of on-demand work is one that is more befitting to knowledge workers. The question is are we able to transform the current army of on-demand task-based workforce into the future on-demand knowledge workers businesses will sorely need?

The rise of on-demand knowledge work

Companies spend millions of dollars generating or purchasing insights every year. In 2012, a report by McKinsey and IDC found that an employee spent an average of 8.8 hours searching for information and an additional 8.1 hours analysing it during a workweek. That equates to around 60 days per year of people spending time generating insights rather than executing on them.

A Fertile Archipelago for Unicorns

Indonesia is one of the fastest-growing countries in the world. A report by PWC states that Indonesia will become the fourth largest country by GDP in the world by 2050. This is evident in the past few years as the country’s GDP has consistently been growing at more than 5% annually (vs. 3% global average). The country is already the biggest economy in Southeast Asia with more than USD 1 trillion in GDP.