Can Studying Social Sciences and the Arts Help Technologists Close the ‘Soft Skills Gap’?

November 18, 2019

Technologists developing cutting-edge AI products may be making incredible breakthroughs—but they may also need to communicate the value of their innovations in a business-savvy manner and possess other soft skills like communication and critical thinking. A blend of AI and emotional intelligence may be the IT skill set of the future workforce.

Digital Workplace: Giving Your Employees a New Voice

November 4, 2019

One of the world’s largest commercial real estate service firms is offering an intuitive, costumer-like experience in its workplace. Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.’s is using artificial intelligence to complement human capabilities with its AI-powered conversational virtual assistant called JiLL.

After-School Programs and STEM: The Key to an Inclusive Tech Future

October 21, 2019

After-school STEM programming engages students like Colby Holmes of Hope, Alabama in hands-on, real-world projects and gives them the opportunity to learn new skills and discover potential career paths. For technology companies, encouraging young talent is essential for filling future jobs.

Preparing for the Rise of the Non-permanent Workforce

September 17, 2019

If the workforce of the future will rely just as heavily on non-permanent workers—freelancers, consultants, and independent contractors—as it will on in-house employees, how can employers and leaders best optimize these relationships?

Why We Need to Encourage Children to Imagine the ‘Science Fiction’

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The Institute for the Future and Dell Technologies are exploring emerging technologies as they intersect with evolving social and economic forces to define the future of work. See how children in Mumbai react to classroom visitors as they learn the possibilities of careers not yet created.

Are You Working In A Virtual Reality Yet?

August 27, 2019

In the forecast report Realizing 2030: Future of Work by Institute for the Future and Dell Technologies, extended reality (XR), …