Next gen is a common term used to describe a product upgrade, often in technology. It’s been picked up by other industries to mean “better than before”. One of the reasons I like the term is because it doesn’t imply that the past was bad.
For example, in the context of management, no one is saying that managers are currently doing a bad job. Your organization has performance standards for managers and holds them accountable for meeting that standard. However, last year introduced some new ways to approach work and as such, managers are going to have to