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Episode 38: Human + Machine – with Accenture’s visionary leader Paul Daugherty

In reaction to the dystopian view of AI and unwilling to accept it, Paul Daugherty and H James Wilson set about writing Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Written as a guide to help people make informed decisions and plan for the future, Paul Daugherty talks to Paul Miller about some of the key themes from the book. Show notes, links and resources for this episode: ‘Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence’, by Paul Daugherty and H James Wilson: https://www.amazon.com/Human-Machine-Reimagining-Work-Age/dp/1633693864 ‘The Future of Jobs Report 2018’, World Economic Forum: https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-future-of-jobs-report-2018 “Humans are underrated”, Elon Musk: https://www.livescience.com/62331-elon-musk-humans-underrated.html “Idataty”, will.i.am: https://www.information-age.com/will-i-am-artificial-intelligence-123475325/ ‘Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance’, by Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Age-Discovery-Navigating-Rewards-Renaissance/dp/1250085098 ‘The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.’, by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rise-Fall-D-D/dp/0008132569

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Episode 89: How the workplace pendulum is swinging at Braze, DoorDash and Herman Miller

The global pandemic initiated a great swing in the workplace pendulum from traditional office-based, 9–5 work structures to largely remote and hybrid working environments that have changed the workplace forever.As we emerge now into a world shaped by the pandemic, with return-to-office strategies front of mind, the pendulum is starting to swing back towards traditional, physical workplaces. Finding the right balance of how to support both remote and in-office work spaces and cultures will enable organizations to rest somewhere in the middle of the pendulum and provide more options and flexibility for when, where and how we will work.In this episode of Digital Workplace Impact, Nancy Goebel is joined by executives from Herman Miller,DoorDashand Braze, all living examples of how such workplace pendulum swings have impacted their own organizations, with lessons learned along the way that they are now drawing on as they prepare for future change.Discussing key challenges and top priorities for hybrid working, this fascinating conversation explores ideas around agile thinking, the need to tolerate ambiguity and how to turn ‘TBD’s’ into tangible action, helping digital workplace practitioners to pave the way for a balanced and thriving employee experience, no matter which way the pendulum swings next.Guest speakers:Ryan Anderson,VP Global Research and Insights,Herman Miller;Eric Kerr, Program Manager of Workplace Planning,DoorDash; andSusieYoud,Senior Manager of Workplace Experience,Braze. Show notes, links and resources for this episode: