How automation and good jobs can co-exist
MIT Work of the Future Initiative co-directors Julie Shah and Ben Armstrong describe their vision of “positive-sum automation.”
Introducing digital technology in the workplace
Experimenting with digital technology, and then working to implement the best practices through coordinated governance, can help organizations better integrate technology in the workplace.
Cybersecurity strategies need to be measured
A model developed by MIT researchers explains how countries that retaliate too much against online attacks can make things worse for themselves, which can help others develop a more effective and measured strategy for the future.
Task force discusses the changing world of work due to COVID-19
MIT's task force on the future of work discusses what the future of employment looks like due to the COVID-19 pandemic and what innovations might happen.
Study finds robots help some manufacturers even while workers struggle
A study co-authored by an MIT professor shows firms that move quickly to use robots tend to add workers to their payroll, but overall employment drops.
Study examines how many jobs robots replace
A study co-authored by an MIT professor finds that in the U.S., the impact of robots varies widely by industry and region, and may play a notable role in exacerbating income inequality.
Manufacturing, supply chain face uncertain future due to coronavirus
An MIT supply chain expert warns the effects of coronavirus, particularly in the U.S. and Europe, could have long-lasting ripple effects as the pandemic causes major disruptions to the supply chain.
Coronavirus’ effect on supply chain varies by industry, according to expert
Supply chain concerns depend on the industry according to an MIT expert on the topic. While food availability is not a major concern, the lack of critical medical supplies is and needs to be addressed quickly.