Futureproof your organisation

Be prepared for the future of work

"WiseWork is a strategic approach to work that meets the challenges of the Digital Age and the expectations of today’s workforce."
Peter Thomson
WiseWork is a way of creating a productive and engaged workforce.
It is based on Peter Thomson's experience at Henley Business School and his work with clients. He delivers Wisework solutions in person and through selected partners, using a common model of work. Here is how he can help:


Peter speaks at events with hundreds of participants but also addresses small management teams, tailoring his content and approach to meet their requirements. He has spoken in person at international events but is also willing to participate remotely on video. Find out more about his speaking topics.


Writing is one of the main communications channels for Peter to share his views on the Future of Work and the thinking behind WiseWork services. He regularly blogs on this website and elsewhere. He is also the author of two books with another two in the pipeline. Find out more about his writing.


WiseWork advisory services are delivered by Peter or by selected Partners and are designed to deliver improved business performance and increased employee satisfaction. A set of tools underpin the consulting, training and coaching offerings.. Find out more about WiseWork services.

Wisework people
Headshot of Peter Thomson speaking at a conference

Peter Thomson

Peter Thomson …


… is a recognised expert in the way work is evolving in the digital age, and the co-author of “Future Work” a best-selling book. After an HR career in IT, he ran the Future Work Forum at Henley Business School and now speaks, writes and advises in this field.

Peter developed the Wisework methodology based on his years of experience researching the subject and working with clients.

Wisework Partners


… deliver products and services in conjunction with Peter. They all support the beliefs behind this approach to work. These Partners use Wisework methodologies and tools to help clients adopt new ways of working and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their workforce.

Find out more about the Wisework partners.


Wisework in action
examples of previous work

Business relocation

A project to support the introduction of the new, much more flexible ways of working required by a business relocation.

Audit of practice

The National Audit Office recruits staff in competition with the major accountancy firms and needs to provide conditions of employment that allow it to attract and retain qualified staff.

Kickstart with the top team

A short, concentrated workshop led to plans to change culture, the identification of the best places to start and tangible benefits that could be achieved.

Agile working in housing

County Durham Housing Group (CDHG) is one of the largest housing associations in the north east of England covering 862 square miles.

Next generation working

Local Government Shared Services (LGSS) provide services to Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire County Councils as well as a number of smaller clients.

Modern Working in Cornwall Council

The merger of the district and county councils in 2009 to create Cornwall Council presented many opportunities to rationalise services and review their building estate.


Peter Thomson is a fluid, dynamic speaker and has vast experience in the area of the future of work. He communicates his insights with passion and clarity and was a great asset launching our book “Reinventing the Company in the Digital Age” at Harvard.

Keith Godfrey

Senior Analyst, BBVA

Peter did a great job of chairing our two day Engagement Summit, starting with a keynote presentation and using his wealth of knowledge to link together the speakers in an informative and entertaining way.

Peter Marshall

Event Director, Syncota Ltd

Peter ran a  workshop with our senior management to make them more aware of the changing world of work. His expert knowledge and presentation skills helped us to engage managers in our Worksmart programme.

Alison Ford

Workforce Development Advisor, London Borough of Hounslow

Conquering Digital Overload is a very important book that should act as a wake up call to all organizations and individuals about the dangers of digital overload and the need to design working practices that allow us to unplug

Professor Eric Cornuel

Director General and CEO, EFMD

Future Work is a book that provides an invaluable guide to the kind of transformational leadership that will be necessary to make the best of all that this new world of work has to offer.

Dave Coplin

Chief Envisioning Officer, Microsoft UK

Thought-provoking and motivating, Future Work is a comprehensive guide to how organizations and their leaders can embrace the new world of work. The insight provided has been a useful tool in our journey towards enabling our employees to own the way they work.

David Cole

Chief Risk Officer, Swiss Re