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We are on the precipice of change; or have we already tipped? There is a great deal of research about how technology, automation & globalisation will change the world as we know it. Here's just some.

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The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik

CEDA's major research report for 2015, Australia's future workforce? focuses on what jobs and skills we need to develop to ensure our economy continues to grow and diversify.

CEDA's major research report for 2015, Australia's future workforce? focuses on what jobs and skills we need to develop to ensure our economy continues to grow and diversify.

Key Talent Outcomes - talent analytics will become selection criteria

Inform Your Strategy with Talent Analytics | Gartner for HR

Leverage internal and external talent analytics to inform challenging workforce planning and business decisions. Learn more.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond | World Economic Forum

The Fourth Industrial Revolution | Full Version (Subtitled)

Ubiquitous, mobile supercomputing. Artificially-intelligent robots. Self-driving cars. Neuro-technological brain enhancements. Genetic editing. The evidence ...

Research exploring the future of work and how jobs, and the skills needed in the workplace, will change by 2030.

The future of work: jobs and skills in 2030

Research exploring the future of work and how jobs, and the skills needed in the workplace, will change by 2030.

Making the leap: Students as creators, not consumers

Making the leap: Students as creators, not consumers

Back in the early 80’s, my sister and I used to play a game called ‘the floor is lava’. The game had tremendously high stakes, and not only because of the trouble we would be in if Mum caught us. W…

World Economic Forum The Future of Jobs Employment, Skills and Workforce Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

World Economic Forum The Future of Jobs Employment, Skills and Workforce Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Predicting the Future of Tech - Predicting the future has been a bit off in the past... I was supposed to have a flying car by now.

Infographic: Predicting the Future of Tech

A BBC infographic points to a vastly different technological future, including predictions of computers with a sense of smell and the possibility of driver-free cars.

Study of census results in England and Wales since 1871 finds rise of machines has been a job creator rather than making working humans obsolete

Technology has created more jobs than it has destroyed, says 140 years of data

Study of census results in England and Wales since 1871 finds rise of machines has been a job creator rather than making working humans obsolete

Forget humans versus machines: humans plus machines is what will drive society forward. We’re building sophisticated, autonomous and intelligent systems that are extensions and collaborators of ourselves,

Forget Humans vs. Machines: It’s a Humans + Machines Future

Forget humans versus machines: humans plus machines is what will drive society forward. This was the central message conveyed by Dr. John Kelly, senior vice president of IBM Research, at the Augmenting Human Intelligence Cognitive Colloquium, which took place yesterday in San Francisco. Organized by IBM, the colloquium brought together machine learning leaders in industry …

In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, we look at the innovative spirit within the Smithsonian and beyond
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The Innovative Spirit: Changing Our World For the Better

In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, we look at the innovative spirit within the Smithsonian and beyond

Erica McWilliam - writes on how we need to change the way we prepare our students and change education for a future we cannot imagine.

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How Virtual Reality Might Change the Way You Work (Infographic) | Inc.com

How Virtual Reality Might Change the Way You Work (Infographic)

With big tech companies all dabbling in virtual reality, the future of work could get very interesting. Check out a few high-tech predictions.