How to Future-Proof the Workforce

23rd Mar 2015

By Tess Posner www.twitter.com/tessposner Amidst ongoing debate about the future of work and how technology is transforming the economy, I recently attended the Innovation for Jobs Summit (i4j)—a two-day intensive...

If you change the way you look at things, the things that you look at change

17th Mar 2015

The digital world we live in today allows us to imagine and experiment with totally new approaches to disrupting unemployment. The relational view is a new conceptualization of work, changing the focus from creating jobs to creating customers — in new, innovative and interactive ways.

Innovation Means New Shared Language

17th Mar 2015

By David Nordfors With all innovations come new words and stories. It can be a product name, a story about what the innovation does, experiences of using it, and so...

PCAST, IT, and the Matching Challenge

07th Mar 2015

The “matching” problem has many dimensions—how can employers find workers, how can workers find employers, how can workers find the training that can help them get work they would like to do (as opposed to training that sounds like it would be helpful but is not)—all of which reflect imperfect information flows.

Are we taking the “People” out of “People Analytics”?

06th Mar 2015

Are we stepping into a world where the human opinion is just an irrelevant data point in a sea of big data?

The Next Generation of Hiring is Job Matching

03rd Mar 2015

This post “The Next Generation of Hiring is Job Matching” appeared first in The Wall Street Journal. Finding the right employees to grow your business is such a massive pain...

Curt Carlson’s Comments on the i4j Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Summit

03rd Mar 2015

by Curt Carlson, Founder and CEO of  Practice of Innovation. The original post is available here. David Nordfors & Vint Cerf From around the world sixty invited experts on areas of innovation gathered at Google...

Office Extinction: The Rise of Fully Distributed Teams

25th Feb 2015

Esko Kilpi wrote: For most of the developed world, firms, as much as markets, make up the dominant economic pattern. The Internet is nothing less than an extinction-level event for...

Where Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data?

25th Feb 2015

Where Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data? Or Sustainable Growth and Work in the Era of Cloud and Big Data: Will Escaping the...

Jobs And The W-2 Economy

25th Feb 2015

The transition to the Creative Economy is key to creating good jobs for most people