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Future of HR

The Future of Remote Work: Navigating Challenges and Maximizing Productivit...
peopledevelopmentmagazine.com - 1d
In the past, remote work was often seen as a perk or luxury for employees. Many employers hesitated to adopt remote work policies, citing concerns about productivity and communication.  Here we are going to discuss the future of remote work. The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the...
The Future Of PR Is Flexible Work Options
forbes.com - 4d
Leeza L. Hoyt, APR, is the president of The Hoyt Organization, Inc, a leading public relations firm based in the greater Los Angeles area. Since the pandemic, our day-to-day business and personal interactions have demanded more care, empathy and authenticity. This shift is evident in the rise of...
The Top 4 Trends That HR Leaders Should Embrace In 2024
forbes.com - 5d
Eva Majercsik is the Chief People Officer for Genesys, a global leader in customer experience orchestration. The past few years have brought many challenges and new strategies for HR departments. We've really seen this with the rise of AI implementation and the continued evolution of the...
What role can local government play in the future of warehousing work?
business.leeds.ac.uk - 3d
This article originally featured on the Digital Futures at Work Research Centre website and has been reposted here with permission. The digital transformation of work involves technological changes that affect everyday jobs and every local community. While the risks and opportunities of AI are the...

VR for Training

Virtually reality: Learning while we play with VR at work
open.ac.uk - 6d
Who knew that meeting other humans inside a virtual world could create a sense of togetherness and promote positive wellbeing. Well, it turns out that it can. The Learning Design team have been experimenting with the use of virtual reality (VR). This article will explore how it made us feel, some...
What is Augmented Reality? Benefits for Your Small Business
smallbiztrends.com - 2w
Realistic Simulations: AR provides employees with the opportunity to practice skills in a controlled, virtual environment that mimics real-life situations. For industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, and repair services, this means being able to perform complex procedures or work with...
How Mass General Brigham is using augmented reality to train its nurses
healthcareitnews.com - 3w
What once seemed sci-fi is now common practice in many areas of healthcare: extended reality – virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality – is finding favor in clinical settings and proving its worth for both patients and providers. One major area where these technologies are enabling...
Coffee Briefing Feb. 13 – TD trains employees using VR; Galaxy Broadband ...
itworldcanada.com - 2w
Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! TD has announced that it has started using virtual reality (VR) to simulate challenging customer interactions for branch...

Office of the Future

How The In-Office Vs. Remote Debate Is Shaping The Future Of Work
forbes.com - 5d
The tug of war between employers and employees over the issue of returning to the office continues. Many companies are taking a firm stance on requiring their staff to resume work from the office. 38% of companies require full-time in-office work, according to Scoop Technologies. On the other...
Space travel perks and mind-reading tech? Inside the office of the future
digitaljournal.com - 5d
Tired of waiting for your office to get a facelift? The office of the future is beginning to take shape, fuelled by new technological advancements aimed at maximising efficiency, and the growing prioritisation of employee wellness. With integration of new technology such as extended reality (XR)...
550 California represents the future of prime Downtown San Francisco office...
therealdeal.com - 3w
The former Wells Fargo headquarters, which was scooped up by Peninsula Land & Capital in a landmark deal earlier this year, is located in the heart of SF’s downtown and is bringing high-quality office space to the rental market at a fraction of the going price. With so much uncertainty in the...
JPMorgan Chase’s Office of the Future
officespacesoftware.com - January 2024
In 2019, JPMorgan Chase & Co. was planning to construct a new New York City headquarters in Manhattan. Then the pandemic hit. During lockdowns, when their HQ stood empty on Madison Avenue, the banking titan’s thinking on the essence of the office itself began to transform. “We certainly learned...

Employee Wellbeing

Leeds City Council offering businesses access to free health and wellbeing ...
bdaily.co.uk - 2w
Leeds City Council’s Public Health Resource Centre (PHRC) is calling on all businesses in the city to sign up to access free resources and signposting to encourage good health and wellbeing within the workplace. The PHRC, based at Technorth in Chapel Allerton, offers advice and access to a range...
The Answer To Improved Employee Wellbeing Isn’t Big Tech
forbes.com - 2w
The return on investment in wellbeing apps is not paying off, says a new Oxford study. That is, if the corporate objective is to improve the mental wellbeing of their workforce. The study’s author, William J. Fleming, told the New York Times, “It’s a fairly controversial finding, that these very...
How interactive theatre is changing the face of wellbeing training
shponline.co.uk - 2w
Tim Walsh at AntiroMedia on a new approach to workplace communication. It is a popular adage in the world of descriptive writing and, more widely, communications: Show, don’t tell. Letting someone take in information and make up their own mind can be a much more effective technique in...
HRD Wellbeing Summit: Top HR leaders to share strategies
hcamag.com - 2w
Employee wellbeing is more important than ever, and numerous top experts are coming together at the HRD Wellbeing Summit to path the way forward for organizations. The event – slated on Feb. 28 at The Arcadian – will bring together senior HR leaders from some of the country’s top organizations to...

AI in the Workplace

FSU’S 2024 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expo explores lat...
fsu.edu - 2d
Over the past year, the public and academia have experienced the power artificial intelligence and machine learning possess to fundamentally change the way people interact with one another, with technology and with the world. Florida State University is bringing together experts in the use of...
CCC to Host Town Hall on Copyright, Artificial Intelligence, and the Traini...
drj.com - 3d
International Panel of Experts to Join the Virtual LinkedIn Live Event to Discuss Technical and Legal Aspects Related to the Use of Copyrighted Content in Generative AI Systems DANVERS, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CCC, a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation,...
Annual Festival of Learning discusses applications of generative artificial...
physics.mit.edu - 2d
The annual Festival of Learning was held Jan. 31 at the Stata Center to discuss applications of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) in academic settings. Members of the MIT community congregated to hear panelists discuss how they implemented GenAI in classrooms and research. The Festival of...
Using AI To Modernize Drug Development And Lessons Learned
forbes.com - 1d
Identifying and accelerating drug development is big business. The costs in this industry are significant and finding pathways to optimize using AI methods is top of mind in this fast and evolving industry. Deloitte found that the average cost of developing a new drug among the top 20 global...