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RPA as Part of a Retail Automation Strategy

by Robert Hetu  |  August 22, 2018

Robotic process automation (RPA) can help automate existing manual processes, but is only a step on the path toward transformational automation and algorithmic retailing. For modern retail, speed kills or,...

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How Does AI Look from a Worker's Point of View? Perspective Across 11 Industries

by Craig Roth  |  August 10, 2018

In which industries are workers the most and least concerned about AI's impact on their job security? Or just how interesting it will make their job? Across industries, what percentage...

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Webinar on Wednesday, August 8: To Avoid Working for Robots, Make Robots Work for You

by Craig Roth  |  August 6, 2018

Please join me on Wednesday (August 8, 2018) for a free webinar called "To Avoid Working for Robots, Make Robots Work for You". A recent Gartner study showed that only...

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Without Advanced Behavioral Segmentation Retailers Will Fail

by Robert Hetu  |  August 2, 2018

Providing every existing or potential customer with one view of the retailer, where the customer has a consistently good experience in and among the retailer's physical and digital channels, is...

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AI Headline Hyperbole for 2018 So Far: "Destroy" Up 163%, "Kill" Up 58%

by Craig Roth  |  July 26, 2018

It's time to check in again on the hyperbole tracker for AI headlines! Last year this analysis of headlines from an online database of new articles (Factiva, which is owned...

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Where have all the AI flowers gone?

by Tom Austin  |  June 29, 2018

Have you put a real killer application that exploits AI into volume production use? I didn't think so. As of last year, only 4 (that's FOUR) percent of 3,182 CIOs...

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Don't Stick Your Head in the Sand About Worker Benefits of AI, Robotics, and Automation

by Craig Roth  |  June 25, 2018

In January of 2017 I introduced a scenario to posit the ways in which gains from automation may be spent to explore a hypothesis that the common knee-jerk reaction -...

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How Greedy Are Executives About Potential Gains from AI?

by Craig Roth  |  June 14, 2018

Last year I described the Ollie's Ostrich Burger scenario which explores the ways in which the gains from technological automation in the most routine, manual processes can be spent. You...

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Who Will Be a Better Predictor of AI Adoption: Management or Workers?

by Craig Roth  |  May 29, 2018

Let's say you are going to do a survey on AI to determine how prevalent it is today, which industries and roles are most likely to implement it, and how...

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AI: A Short Fiction Scenario

by Craig Roth  |  April 13, 2018

I enjoy writing research for Gartner, but it doesn't let me indulge my literary side too often. Until now. I was recently part of a scenario-building effort around Future of...

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