Workplace Technology

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Helping firms manage worker-technology collaboration

The interactions between human workers and computers is a new and complex managerial frontier. Our work seeks to develop new decisionmaking tools and information to help managers develop techniques and strategies for more successful human-machine interactions, and to anticipate the impacts of new technologies on workers and the workplace.

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    Commentary

    Should the Federal Workforce Stay Remote? Planning for After the Crisis

    As physical distancing becomes the new norm, so too does telework. But should federal agencies maintain their remote operations for the long haul? As those of us involved with national security agencies, operations, and workforce issues know, this is not a decision to make lightly.

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    Commentary

    What Autonomous Vehicles Could Mean for American Workers

    Autonomous vehicles are projected to hit American roads within the next few years. They promise safer transportation, greater mobility for millions of Americans, and other benefits. But they will also have enormous impacts on the workforce.

  • Transforming How We Understand Autonomous Vehicle Safety

    This project is a collaboration with RAND web designers, and video and media specialists, to transform the existing AV safety toolkit into an interactive, web-based product that is accessible beyond technical audiences, and can be utilized by state and local policymakers, as well as technology developers and the broader public, to generate and explore different scenarios for AV adoption, safety performance, and outcomes over time.

  • Emerging Technology and Therapeutics Report on Artificial Intelligence

    The project will provide an evidence map and narrative review. It will feature interviews on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning applications for risk or outcome prediction in health care delivery.