Digitalisation, connectedness and inequalities
This project explores the role of digitalisation in shaping working practices and experiences in two firms located in legal and IT services.
Industry 4.0 and the role of human resource managers
This Innovation Fund project explores the extent to which HR managers pursue, support or enable ‘good work’ outcomes from the implementation of digital technologies in Industry 4.0.
There is a robot doing my job! Am I doomed?
What happened to the revolutionary retail model of unmanned supermarkets introduced by Chinese tech giant Alibaba?
Delivering net-zero solutions (zero waste manufacturing) on a global scale through innovative Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) enabled smart platform for remanufactured goods.
This project facilitates trade growth to handle end of life products and acts as a conduit to achieve net-zero targets by reducing supply chain stress and costs.
Digital platforms’ role in re-skilling healthcare professionals for Covid-19 recovery
This related project, funded by the UKRI- Higher Education Innovation Fund, explores whether and how digital platforms can be used as a rapid intervention to re-skill healthcare workers in emergencies.
agiLab is a collaboration between academics and practitioners to develop more flexible ways of meeting the needs of workers, patients and society.
Leading an Agile Workforce in the NHS
This related project explores the move into agile-working for NHS staff. Funded by the NHS People Directorate/Leadership Academy.
Digit researchers present findings at CIPD conference
Digit Research Fellow Dr Wil Hunt discussed research exploring the use of AI-assisted technology in the hiring system of a large retail firm.
‘Walsmart’: when AI hits the shop floor
A new AI-hiring system at Walmart was designed to speed up recruitment and reduce bias, but would hiring managers be willing to put their faith in the AI to choose the right person for the job?
After-hours connectivity management strategies in academic work
Emerging literature has identified a range of strategies that professionals develop in order to manage after-hours connectivity to work, but it has largely treated those strategies as being independent from each other. Existing research has not captured the dynamic nature of connectivity or how this may facilitate the redrawing [...]