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Social standing: rebuilding experience and informal collaboration

It’s not just formal learning and innovation activities which suffered in the pandemic. Informal collaborations, experiences and social connections also need to be rebuilt as we head back to the office. Can technology provide answers?

The future of work has arrived early with tech take-up

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at how the post-pandemic technology boom has accelerated the future of work, and at Denmark’s world-first certification for data and IT security

Data dilemma: will algorithmic systems erode good work?

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at the downside of data-driven systems for worker wellbeing and autonomy, the rise of the AI-powered office window, and the chance to attend a design thinking masterclass

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The rise of the flexible building to support hybrid work

The pandemic has seen the growth of flexible work patterns, flexible teams and flexible organisations. Shouldn’t our office buildings be more flexible too? A new Schneider Electric report weighs up the opportunities

AI as decision maker as lawyers face fast-changing world

Our regular WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing examines the potential impact of technological change on the legal profession over the next ten years as The Law Society forecasts a disturbing future

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Is it time for a mobile-first approach to building access?

As more organisations pivot to a mobile-first return to the office, will smart phone technology revolutionise building access and security? A new report by HID Global and WORKTECH Academy highlights the key challenges ahead

How Big Data and IoT are transforming app development

As workplace apps increasingly become a critical part of employee experience strategies, how can business leaders leverage Big Data and IoT to create apps that employees want to use?

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Imagine if the global pandemic had happened in 2005

Smartphone technology was instrumental in helping us work through Covid-19, says BBC Technology Correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones. In an exclusive extract from his new book, he speculates how we would have coped without it