This post originally appeared on Forbes

This decade marks the most radical disruption of the workplace in our lifetimes.  The confluence of big data, information transparency and innovative business models compels organizations of every size to change at head-spinning speed. In the next few years, as artificial intelligence and cloud computing spread to every corner of every business, the pace of change will only accelerate.

Organizations are also changing fast, scrambling the old order. Five generations are active in the workforce. Old organization charts give way to temporary teams. Remote and on-site employees work together in real time. Innovation, emotional intelligence and so-called “soft skills” like communication and creativity are the new competitive edge.

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