Are machines taking over my job?

    Two separate online self-assessments deliver a prediction on the likelihood of a machine taking over someone's job in the future.

    What it takes to enable good work

    Trade unions, policy makers, and ministries are discussing the risks and opportunities of a digitalised world of work. But what does it really mean for employees and the future of work? A brief introduction.

    Vocational training and continuing education in the digital world of work

    From trade unions to think tanks to cross-stakeholder platforms: we present different opinions, recommendations, and calls for action with regard to rethinking (and reconsidering) approaches for education and qualifications in the digital world of work.

    Talks focussing on the topic of Work 4.0

    The TED (short for "Technology, Entertainment, Design") organisation, which originally started out as an annual non-profit innovation symposium in California, has become a household name all over the world, predominantly due to the so-called "TED Talks". Below, we have compiled a selection of talks focussing on the topic of the "Future of Work".

    Hothouses of digitalisation

    Digital transformation is currently one of the greatest challenges for businesses. So-called "Digital Labs" are considered the key element on the path to achieving digitalisation. What are the requirements for Digital Labs in businesses in this context? Can Digital Labs fulfil these expectations?

    Corporate Digital Responsibility

    The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) emerged as early as the 1960s, when companies began to pay more and more attention to their stakeholders and the consequences of their actions for society. This idea is what forms the foundation for the novel Corporate Digital Responsibility (CDR) concept, which has become a necessity as digitalisation of the world of work is progressing.

    Qualification in the Smart Factory

    The developments being advanced by the Industry 4.0 future project in manufacturing enterprises are designed to afford companies a long term competitive advantage on an international stage and thereby strengthen Germany as a location for industry. These developments generate an enormous increase in complexity for machines, systems, and processes on the shopfloor. Consequently, the activities and responsibilities of the employees working on these machines and systems are becoming far more complex, as well.