Welcome to The Work Innovation Lab

Discover insights from our cutting-edge research to help your business address its most pressing challenges, today and in the future.

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Download the latest research—and transform the way you work

Our human-centered research gives you actionable insights and collaborative intelligence to evolve your organization for the future of work.

Improving meetings


Fixing meetings: A research-backed playbook

Fueling collaboration


TechCrunch: Why collaborative intelligence beats productivity

Leading through change


The science behind executive goal setting

Our research approach

We ground our studies in real-world problems and bridge the gap between research and practice—so you can make strategic decisions with confidence.

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Human-centered design

By adopting a human-centered research approach, we develop experiments, studies, and solutions that solve real pain points for businesses and drive positive change.

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Actionable insights

We help leaders and businesses transform research into action to solve their most pressing challenges.

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Academic rigor

To drive greater impact, we collaborate with professors, universities, postdocs, and PhD candidates across the entire research cycle—from research design to data analysis to implementation in real organizations.

Meet our leading experts

We work with executives, academics, and the world’s top industry experts to redefine the future of work—today.

The Work Innovation Lab

Rebecca Hinds, Head of The Work Innovation Lab

Our research partners include:

Bob Sutton, Stanford Professor and Best-Selling Author

Rob Cross, Babson University Professor and Director of Connected Commons

Greg Pryor, Co-founder of Connected Commons

Michael Arena, Co-founder of Connected Commons

Ryan Stice-Lusvardi, PhD Candidate, Stanford University

Jen Rhymer, Professor at University College London

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