Tag Archives: technology and people ar work

Technology’s Impact This Week: August 26th 2017


This is the first of a possibly more regular commentary on the impact that information technology is having on society, based on recent developments. This post is based on items posted in my Twitter feed: @impactofinfo  Comments on its value … Continue reading

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Jobs and the Information Technology Enabled Economy


The impact that information technology is having on the working lives of global citizens is a major concern in most developed countries today. Although job numbers are little changed from the past in many countries, statistics show issues with job … Continue reading

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Protecting Workers in Higher Risk Occupations from Online Harassment


Most employees expect that they will be safe when they go to work. They expect that the work that they do will not expose them to risks that may harm them physically or psychologically and that their families and friends … Continue reading

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The Future Impact of Information Technology at Work – 2016


Work is very important to most people, whether they have it, the quality of their job and the rewards that it provides are a substantial part of the quality of people’s lives. The impact that information technology will have on … Continue reading

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What Makes Technology Change?


This blog is about technology and society, the relationship between people and information technology. While most of the blog is about specific areas of technology and society, this post is more theoretical, about what makes technology change. Opinions vary on … Continue reading

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Interview With Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google


Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google discusses the development of the internet, its impact in the world today and its future in a wide ranging interview with Peter Carr of the Department of Management Sciences, in the … Continue reading

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Interview with Carolyn Axtell, University of Sheffield, UK


Interview with Carolyn Axtell of the University of Shefffield on the impact of information technology on people at work: Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:

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Week 12: The Future of the Internet


This week we will look at the internet in the future. First we will summarise the history of the development of the internet thus far, creating the context for discussion on its future development. Then we will look at the … Continue reading

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Week 11: Information Technology and the Millennial Generation Updated For 2012


The Millennial Generation have arrived.  This week we will look at the impact that this new generation is having on society now and is likely to have in the future. First we’ll define the characteristics of recent generations, then we’ll … Continue reading

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Week 1. Technology and People at Work


This week we are looking at the impact that technology is having and will have on people at work. We know that technology is an increasing part of how most people work, from email, to online collaborative tools to working … Continue reading

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