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Pacific Standard | 11.10.15

The Future of Work: Empowering the Data-Driven Worker

Gina Neff

Growth in the technology sector has popularized a dangerously narrow conception of innovation. For a richer view of innovation look beyond the glistening headquarters of technology companies to dusty construction sites.

In this article D&S advisor Gina Neff explores the dissonance between the technical data-driven solutions and the employees that they are foisted upon. Neff argues that the design of these systems does not allow workers to innovate with the data and thus limits the places ‘where we look for good ideas.’

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