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How work gets done has changed. Forever.

Open Assembly is leading the charge in developing a new way of working; one that is designed for a digital, global, flexible, platform-based world of work. Our unique community of experts is setting industry standards, designing and enabling a new operating system for open talent.

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We teach companies how to use the open talent economy.

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Open Assembly consults with organizations and people wishing to adapt and thrive in the new world of work. We advise businesses of all shapes and sizes on how to use external talent platforms, internal talent marketplaces, crowdsourcing, and open innovation. We believe that a Networked Organization is one that fully embraces these open talent principles and as a result improves productivity, efficiency and diversity.

Our unique access to insights from Harvard Business School faculty, researchers and the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH) positions us to provide valuable content, community, and strategic advice that educates, connects, and inspires everyone who wants to learn new ways of working using open strategies

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Advice. We help organizations create transformational growth strategies and business-model architecture to prepare them for the future of work. We help platforms bring best practices and growth strategies to their businesses.

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How The Future Works: Freelance doesn’t mean free

In this episode of How The Future Works Eleanor and Barry meet Matt Dowling, founder of The Freelancer Club and find out more about how the expectation of work for free is a real thing in the freelance industry for creatives. Their #NOFREEWORK movement aims to put an end to that expectation and was born from Matt’s own experience of being ripped off by a client.

How The Future Works: Freelancing Friendly Destinations

In this episode Eleanor and Barry discuss why and how governments want to attract and develop freelance talent. They are joined by Dr. Rochelle Haynes, founder and CEO of Crowd Potential and an accomplished academic, speaker, author and lecturer on gig working, HR and the implications of an increasingly mobile, digital, and global population.

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