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Las empresas tienen 3 años para adaptarse a la Economía Abierta, según Samsung

Un estudio de Samsung predice que en 2020 viviremos ya en el nuevo entorno colaborativo de la Economía Abierta. por lo que las empresas deberán impulsar cambios radicales en los próximos tres años para adaptarse a ella. Un estudio realizado por The Future Laboratory para Samsung constata la máxima de que el futuro ya esta aquí en lo tocante al proceso de innovación y transformación digital al que deberán hacer frente las empresas para adaptarse a la "Economía Abierta", un entorno empresarial más colaborativo que necesitará plataformas de seguridad abiertas como Samsung Knox para proteger las nuevas formas de trabajo.

Work at home? You're more likely to suffer insomnia

Working from home may be saving you commuting time, but it could also be causing insomnia, a new report says. Researchers say working outside of an office can make you more vulnerable to stress and depression as well. Past studies have found that sleep deprivation leads to a higher mortality risk and lower productivity levels among the workforce. Now researchers are suggesting companies adopt new measures so employees can separate their work life from their personal life.

Taking a look at the workplace of 2017 and beyond

The beginning of a new year brings with it a flurry of optimism: Will this be the year our business gets its big break? Is this the year we find love, or finally achieve that long-term goal? As 2016 has ended and we are well into 2017, I'd like to look back at the technology of 2016 and offer predictions about what we might see in the workplace of the future. What will work look like in 2017 and beyond? What challenges will we face, and what opportunities will we finally embrace? Here's what I think we can expect for the future of the workplace.

¿Está tu profesión en peligro de extinción?

Primero fueron trabajadores como los cajeros de supermercados o los obreros de las cadenas de montaje los que vieron como la automatización les quitaban puestos de trabajo. Pero el desarrollo de la robótica y la inteligencia artificial cada vez amenaza más profesiones, incluyendo muchas de las típicamente consideradas "de cuello blanco". De hecho, según un estudio de la Universidad de Oxford, en países como Estados Unidos esta tendencia ya amenaza a aproximadamente el 47% de toda la fuerza laboral.

Bill Gates: The robot that takes your job should pay taxes

Robots are taking human jobs. But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies' use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment. It's a striking position from the world's richest man and a self-described techno-optimist who co-founded Microsoft, one of the leading players in artificial-intelligence technology.

[Infographic] 10 interesting workplace learning facts

Over the past few years, workplace learning has grown in popularity as organizations have become aware of the need to train and retain top talent. The increased interest in organizational learning and knowledge was stimulated by the rise of the Millennial generation and the fast evolution of technology. However, most companies still struggle with designing the right employee development initiatives, creating a learning culture or measuring the impact of their activities.

The next big Blue-Collar job is coding

Politicians routinely bemoan the loss of good blue-collar jobs. Work like that is correctly seen as a pillar of civil middle-class society. And it may yet be again. What if the next big blue-collar job category is already here—and it's programming? What if we regarded code not as a high-stakes, sexy affair, but the equivalent of skilled work at a Chrysler plant?

Study shows working over 39 hours a week is unhealthy

Working more than 39 hours a week is bad for your mental and physical health, a new study says. Australian National University researchers are calling for a drop in the the internationally-accepted 48-hour work week, agreed to about 80 years ago to avoid worker burn-out. They've published a research paper, 'Not all hours are equal: could time be a social determinant of health?', after examining the work lives of 8000 adults.

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