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Citrix: We’re Doing What?? My Story of Moving to workAnywhere.

Citrix: We’re Doing What?? My Story of Moving to workAnywhere.
What happens when you find out you’ll no longer have an assigned space to sit at work?
In short? You FREAK OUT.It was a delightfully warm winter day at Citrix HQ in Ft. Lauderdale, and my manager pulled me aside. He said there were rumblings about a special project that would require some heavy-duty change management. As a change management professional, always hungry for the next people challenge, I was intrigued.

What he said was something like this:

Michael’s team is going to move to open seating, meaning it will all be unassigned. The walls are coming down. No one will have an office. We are calling it workAnywhere … and this has never been done at Citrix before.

“Wait,” I gasped. “What?! No one—not even our senior leaders—will have an assigned desk? Wait. I WON’T HAVE MY OWN SPACE?!”

::commence hyperventilation and dizziness::

OK. I’m breathing again.

I am a practitioner of a discipline called change management, which is about helping…

Read the entire article here, We’re Doing What?? My Story of Moving to workAnywhere.

via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.

Citrix Systems Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as-a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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