AR will streamline work and take us beyond classic collaboration and communication for both consumers and workforces

This article titled “Is the workplace ready for augmented reality?” was written by Daniel Newman, for on Thursday 15th September 2016 07.54 UTC

When the digital and the real world combine, wonderful things happen. If you don’t believe me, look at the unprecedented success of Pokémon Go. I’ve seen people of all ages running around with their phones out, hoping to catch something new or rare.

While most employers worry about the effect Pokémon Go has on their workforce productivity, I argue that augmented reality (AR) has the ability to streamline work processes and go beyond classic collaboration and communication. Virtual workspaces are the future of business, as they provide avenues for agility and places for innovation.

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