New Work – Old wine in new bottles?? Blackboat Bootcamp 2019

Middle of May I participated in the New Work Bootcamp of Blackboat in Hamburg. This inspired the article. In the mid-1990s I visited a software development company that was working for banks and grew exponentially. Full of pride they showed me their recreation area with table football tables. In German, they are called "Kickertische" and loved by … Continue reading New Work – Old wine in new bottles?? Blackboat Bootcamp 2019

The dark side of New Work – Monitoring staff behavior with AI

In Great Britain and China, surveillance systems are in place monitoring behavior at the workplace. The Isaak system alone monitors 130 000 people each day. Robert Booth writes in the Guardian "Dozens of UK business owners are using artificial intelligence to scrutinise staff behaviour minute-to-minute by harvesting data on who emails whom and when, who … Continue reading The dark side of New Work – Monitoring staff behavior with AI