Chief information officers and HR directors must work together to create a new sense of belonging for employees after the pandemic.
I still remember vividly the first day of my career in the late 90s. Walking into the marble entrance hall of my accounting firm employer, fountains tinkling, receptionists immaculately dressed. I ascended in the glass elevator and entered a panelled room to join my ten fellow graduates for our induction briefing. We were given laptops of course—huge, heavy paving slabs—but it’s the physical sensation of walking into that hallowed office that sticks most in my memory. And so it has been through the rest of my working life: my career marked indelibly by memories of a series of glass-and-steel offices. Until now. Like so many of us, I have been largely working from home since late March. During that time we have won and delivered