All signs indicate that the IT industry of the future is likely to be based around remote, distributed working. This emerging trend recognizes the fact that technology has freed businesses from the constraints of co-location and enabled them to access top talent wherever it may be based in the world.

In a recent survey at the Global Leadership Summit in London, 34% of business leaders said more than half their company’s full-time workforce would be working remotely by 2020.

A quarter of managers surveyed were confident that the majority of their workforce would not be working in a traditional office by 2020.

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