Futurists are usually right, at the wrong time. The thing about true innovation, is almost everything is an expansion on an older idea. It isn’t until time and technology converge at that perfect moment that great ideas are executed. Ideas tend to spark well before the execution due to lack or resources, namely practicality.
Telecommuting: Good Or Bad?
IBM recently announced that they were going to begin to eliminate telecommuting. The announcement, which if you ask me sounded more like an ultimatum, mentioned that all of IBMs people worldwide would need to consolidate into a small number of offices and that working from home would no longer be permitted.