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Blockchain and the Decentralised Workforce

Blockchain and the Decentralised Workforce




30 minutes

Andrew Spence

Workforce Futurist, Glass Bead Consulting

GlassBead Blockchain People Analytics

This session will describe how an increasingly decentralised workforce will utilise digital infrastructure to achieve their economic potential outside of traditional employment, changing the nature of work, the firm, careers, education and welfare.

It will describe the playbourers, slashies, hourly experts, data labourer and creators, and what it might mean for organisations.

Blockchain technology will enable self-sovereign identity, digital career profiles and peer-to-peer platforms, and decentralised autonomous organisations.


Blockchain and the Decentralised Workforce

HR Leaders, HR Technologists, those with an interest in the future of work

This session will explore:

  • Why Work Don’t Work
  • The Decentralised Workforce
  • Wages and Wealth
  • What Has The Internet Ever Done for HR?
  • What Problems Can Blockchain Solve?
  • What This Means for Work

Key takeaways:

  • Analysis of our current work challenges with proposed solutions
  • Knowledge about how blockchain is being used in HR and Work with examples
  • Breaks down the blockchain hype and myths
  • Learn about the decentralised workforce
  • What are NFTs, DAOs and Digital Guilds.

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– Top 100 HR Tech Influencers 2020 and 2019
– Human Resource Executive and HR Technology Conference Faculty
– Researcher at the Blockchain Research Institute
– Member of Center for Evidence-Based Management CEBMa
– Fellow of the RSA, London.