Some employers report using surveillance tools because they fear that remote work lowers productivity. However, research consistently shows the opposite is true. The International Workplace Group found that 85% of businesses reported that offering remote options made their businesses more productive—with 67% estimating that it improved productivity by at least one-fifth.
This brief overview is designed to help leadership understand the value of inclusive extended reality (XR) technologies in the workplace.
Equitable AI is AI technology intentionally designed, developed, and implemented to result in equitable outcomes for everyone. In the workplace, Equitable AI aims to produce fairer outcomes, increase opportunities, and improve workplace success for all workers regardless of race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity or expression, religion, sexual orientation, or economic status. If [...]
Below are examples of how AI tools can support job seekers and employees with disabilities, recruiters, and staff responsible for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Each example describes the value of applying Equitable AI Principles in the design and implementation of the AI Tool. Considerations that Apply to All Examples Before procuring and implementing AI tools, [...]
Adopting Equitable AI Principles can make your organization a better and more inclusive place to work. It’s a strategic opportunity for an employer to be seen as a leader and innovator in its field. We created the following guidelines to help organizations consider what can be included in your business case for Equitable AI. After reading these guidelines, refer to Play 1: Build an Equitable AI business case in our Equitable AI Playbook to learn valuable tips for building your own business case.
Jill Houghton, President and CEO of Disability:IN, discusses the positive impact of disability employment and inclusion on business’s bottom line. […]
Mike Hess, Founder and Executive Director of the Blind Institute of Technology, discusses the positive impact of accessibility solutions for both employees and employers. […]
Ted Drake, Global Accessibility Leader at Intuit, discusses accessibility’s impact on the customer experience. […]
Pina D’Intino, organizational accessibility specialist and Founder of Aequum Global Access, Inc., discusses the oversight of technology accessibility and accommodations for persons with disabilities in the workplace. […]
If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what’s your pitch for why hiring people with disabilities is important to their company?
Experts and thought leaders discuss the benefits of making it a company priority to hire people with disabilities.