This report aims to provide a comprehensive analytical overview of women’s engagement in platform work, and presents findings from an in-depth study of women’s work in one of India’s leading platform companies.download Open
As AI adoption grows, how are companies working to manage risk and stay ahead of the pack? Deloitte’s third annual survey suggests how leaders’ thinking is changing as applications become pervasive throughout the organization.download Open
This framework agreement is the shared commitment of the European cross-sectoral social partners to optimise the benefits and deal with the challenges of digitalisation in the world of work.download Open
The paper provides in-depth case studies of the potential impact of new automation technologies on employment in apparel and electronics global supply chains, focusing on companies that are makers and users of industrial robots and other automation technologies. The paper provides a shop floor perspective on the technological bottlenecks to the use of automation in these industries, which have been strategically important for developing countries and have experienced extensive offshoring of production in recent decades. We also focus on these industries because they illustrate challenges to the automation of seemingly routine work as well as the technological bottlenecks that are specific to each.download Open
by Amanda Russo
To help individuals and companies build trust and preserve the fundamental values of blockchain technology, the World Economic Forum’s Global Blockchain Council developed the “Presidio Principles: Foundational Values for a Decentralized Future.” Co-designed at the World Economic Forum’s offices in the Presidio of San Francisco, sixteen principles aim to protect users and preserve the values of the technology so that all can benefit.download Open
As the pandemic spring has turned into the pandemic summer—and with no sign of abating once fall arrives—Americans are beginning to grapple with how the disease will change daily life forever.
The pandemic has unsurprisingly produced a sustained surge in streaming video, with consumer and enterprise use doubling year-over-year during the second quarter of 2020. Viewing on mobile devices has skyrocketed. Brightcove’s software platform is a key component of the online…
This week's FemLab.co blog navigates the tension of injustice and exploitation of online platform workers on the one hand, and experiences of empowerment on the other hand. René König calls for a more nuanced approach while staying true to an…
As COVID and the following lockdowns have posed severe challenges to domestic workers, this FemLab.co blog by Sai Amulya Komarraju suggests that digital technologies can be used as tools to connected them to organizations working for more rights and better…
More than 100 participants from all over the world joined this discussion on the challenges posed by ongoing transformations in the world of work and on how social dialogue is a key tool in addressing them.