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Why the Internet of Things Means a Boom For Engineering Jobs

The age of the IoT has arrived. Thanks to less expensive hardware and broadband costs, the number of connected products increases every day — to the …

Our Automated Future – definitive must-read on the future of work (via The New Yorker)

“Google offers a vivid illustration of how new technologies create new opportunities. Two computer-science students at Stanford go looking for a …

The Future

Women: Under-Representation Is 'An Economic And Social Travesty'

Is all the global talk about improving the progress of women in the workplace just hype?<p>A comprehensive study and 10-year forecast published in London today finds that at the current rate of progress, female representation in the professional and managerial ranks will only reach 40% globally in …

Leadership

The New World of Work

People in all lines of work should strive to be flexible about acquiring new skills and even about changing their occupations. How are improvements …

MIT Sloan

The New Workplace: If You Build It They Will Come

Cisco Blog > Collaboration<p>Collaboration<p>Sandra Acham - February 16, 2016 - 6 Comments<p>Remember when work meant being in the office from nine to five, using a desktop computer, and sitting in a cubicle? Well, the traditional workplace is changing. Offices are no longer productivity factories designed …

How US companies can fill the skills gap

The jobs the nation has been creating in the past two years are very different in nature from the ones that were lost following the 2008 financial …

Impact of culture on business

Explore<p>Create and download a custom PDF<p>Watch the related video<p>Explore the related infographic<p>Culture has become one of the most important business …

How technology will change the future of work

How many of us can say, with certainty, what jobs we would choose if we were kids today? The pace of technological change in the time I’ve been in …

The future of work is 5 billion customers looking for a good job

Let me tell you about the largest business opportunity the world has ever seen. It’s larger than the entire world economy today and it is about to happen right now.<p>A year ago, I published a piece called “The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market” saying that a people-centered economy, …

Innovation

The on-demand economy and the future of work: Buckle up

When companies get serious about understanding what it costs to get work done, employment will change dramatically. Who's ready for the on-demand …

CIOs

UK CEOs hold their nerve despite rising global threats - CEO Survey

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VIDEO - Disappearing Middle Skills Roles

BrightHR produced the ‘A Future That Works’ report with Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at London Business School; The Hotspots …

Work in the Future Will Fall into These 4 Categories

Organizations are more boundary-less, agile, global, and transparent — and will be even more so in the future. Work and workers (yes, humans) will always be essential to organizations, but organizations themselves will be more diverse, and work will be organized, structured, and done in new ways, …

Three Ways Google Predicts Your Smartphone Will Change The Future Of Work

One Googler explains how machine learning will soon make your smartphone “a much more efficient and decisive problem solver.”<p>When people imagine machine learning, they tend to think about talking cars or humanoid robots–the stuff of sci-fi fantasy, or else dystopian fiction. But machine learning is …

Machine Learning

IBM Watson is Working to Bring AI to the Blockchain

IBM is currently attempting to merge artificial intelligence and the blockchain into a single, powerful prototype.<p>With blockchain tech's promise of …

Golden age of HR predictive analytics on horizon, report says

An annual Deloitte survey of business and HR leaders found that HR analytics, learning and engagement are among the most important human capital …

What Good User Experience Looks Like

Some examples, past and present, of how good design overcomes complexity.

UX Design

Culture Is Not the Culprit

When organizations get into big trouble, fixing the culture is usually the prescription. That’s what most everyone said General Motors needed to do after its recall crisis in 2014—and ever since, CEO Mary Barra has been focusing on creating “the right environment” to promote accountability and head …

Management

50 million years of work could be lost to mental illness by 2030, says World Health Organisation report

Around 12 billion working days – or 50 million years of work – will be lost to mental illness each year from now until 2030, according to a new report.<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) study found that a failure to treat symptoms of depression and anxiety is costing the global economy $925 …

More than a quarter of employees plan to leave within the year

Nearly four out of 10 European employees said having a supportive manager would significantly improve their work situation<p>More than a quarter (28%) …

Will Cognitive Automation Spell the End of Outsourcing?: Weekend Reading

Tom Davenport<p><i>It’s not yet clear whether cognitive automation will end business process outsourcing completely or merely transform the industry, converting outsourcers into cognitive process overseers,</i> <i>says Tom Davenport, the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and</i> …

Intelligence

Business Strategy: Are You Inside-Out or Outside-In?

An ideological gulf has opened in today’s business world, between companies that look outward for long-term value and those relying on internal …

How Gaming Is Shaping the Future of Work

It’s Friday morning just before 10 AM, and I’m packed in a queuing area with over a thousand fans, all eagerly awaiting the rope drop, and the start of day one of the conference. To my left is a teenager dressed as a leafy sprite complete with vines growing out of her head. To my right is Batman. …

Virtual Reality

The gig economy: Distraction or disruption

Explore<p>Create and download a custom PDF<p>Watch the related video<p>Explore the related infographic<p>From the increasing use of contingent freelance workers …

Traditional Selection is Dead: Predictive Analytics Are On the Rise

Traditional Selection is Dead: Predictive Analytics are On the Rise<p>If you're ready to leave behind the tired excuse of, "That’s the way we've always …

The future of machine learning: 5 trends to watch around algorithms, cloud, IoT, and big data

Algorithms. Cloud. Internet of Things. Data.<p>No one can predict the future of technology with 100 percent accuracy. But these four pillars are …

Realizing gender equality’s $12 trillion economic opportunity

Investing in access to essential services and reducing the gap in labor-force participation rates could significantly expand the global economy by …

The future of work is beginning to look increasingly like the past

With the rise of the virtual economy, the new ways of working need to be recognised and regulated so that workers are afforded appropriate rights and …