Information Technology Gets into Space
22 Pages Posted: 15 Oct 2008
Date Written: November 1996
Information Technology is changing the nature of organizations and the way all ofus work. IT design variables make it possible to create new organization structures andnew modes of operation. The second order impact of these new types of organizationsand working arrangements is on physical space: virtual organizations, highly mobile workforces and electronic commerce will change the demand for and nature of office, retail andindustrial space. Yet a third-order impact of this technology will be changes in cities,suburbs and rural areas brought about by these new trends in space.
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