Future of Work

This community of practice delves into the contemplation of the future of work in the age of AI-augmentation and rapid digital advancement. As the modern workplace undergoes profound transformation, scholars and practitioners convene to address the myriad challenges and opportunities that lie on the horizon. This intellectual forum explores subjects such as remote work, workforce diversity, talent management, digital reskilling, and the impact of automation on tomorrow’s workplaces. Participants explore the strategies for organizational leaders and individuals to navigate the evolving realm of work with dexterity and foresight.

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HBR: AI Won’t Replace Humans – But Humans With AI Will Replace Humans Without AI

“Customers will expect AI-enhanced experiences with companies,” says Karim Lakhani, co-chair of the Digital Data Design Institute at Harvard and professor at Harvard Business School. “Business leaders must experiment, create sandboxes, run internal bootcamps, and develop AI use cases not just for technology workers, but for all employees. Change and change management are skills that […]

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8 Questions About Using AI Responsibly, Answered

How to avoid pitfalls around data privacy, bias, misinformation, generative AI, and more. While the question of how organizations can (and should) use AI isn’t a new one, the stakes and urgency of finding answers have skyrocketed with the release of ChatGPT, Midjourney, and other generative AI tools. Everywhere, people are wondering: How can we use AI […]

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Creating a Sustainable Future: Unlock the Potential of a Circular Economy

In Creating a Sustainable Future: Unlock the Potential of a Circular Economy, the Digital, Data, and Design (D^3) Institute and Freelancer have partnered to host a crowdsourcing competition to learn new ways to adopt the circular economy for impact across business and sustainability

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Lumumba Seegars on inequality and agency in ERGs

In this episode, we speak with Lumumba Seegars from Harvard Business School about the challenges and limitations employees face when participating in Employee Resource Groups, how organizational leaders can be more effective allies, and the critical importance of intersectional approaches to any work involving change.

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