Report from the Group 2018 Workshop

The WAIM RCN held its first interdisciplinary workshop on January 7, 2018 at the biannual ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP), which was held at the Sundial Beach Resort on Sanibel Island in Florida. The full-day workshop was facilitated by RCN Co-PI Ingrid Erickson along with her Syracuse University colleague, Carsten Østerlund, and University of Michigan colleague, Lionel Robert.

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Keynote address at the Workshop on the Changing Nature of Work

Keynote address "Job Design in the Age of Machines that Learn" by Jeff Nickerson, Professor and Associate Dean of Research, Stevens Institute of Technology, at the : Transforming Work with Digital Innovation, sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 9 Working Group 9.1 (IFIP 9.1 ICT and Work).

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