The world is more interconnected than ever. We’re all world citizens now. Events across the globe instantly affect our personal and work lives. Or more accurately, our now-combined work/life. Alternative work strategies that are designed for the diverse ways we work today are now in place at a majority of companies, according to the latest Steelcase/CoreNet Global survey, and more are adopting them every day. This is how work gets done today: global, mobile, 24/7. In this issue, we explain how the workplace can help people and organizations thrive in our accelerated, interconnected world.