Technology

Robot reboot: why we should stop taking fright at automation

A 2017 New Yorker cover by R Kikuo Johnson painted a dystopian scene. Robots pace and trundle past a homeless…

technology trends

Arriving now: seven big tech ideas to reshape the workplace

What are the big tech drivers of change in the global workplace? There is much talk about the rise of…

Seeing double: how the digital twin is transforming facilities management

The role of facilities management (FM) is changing rapidly. What was once a role reserved for building services management has…

Automated

AI and automation as engines for efficiency and growth

Since the birth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the 1950s, technology has been fixed on the creation of a machine…

How machines really learn

Competing against machines: how AI is changing the future of work

The debate around how machines and artificial intelligence will affect the future of work just keeps getting more and more…

qualified self

The Qualified Self: time to give older employees a helping hand

It is now widely accepted that having real-time data on what we eat, how much we exercise and how we…

cloud computing

Clouding the workforce: a blueprint for the future of cloud computing

We live in a world dominated by networked devices — not just smartphones, but also smart coffee pots, thermostats, fitness…

What’s really behind our automation anxiety about the future of work?

Most of the literature on the future of work has been all too familiar until fairly recently: mobile working, working…