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RPA and Test Automation

by Tom Murphy  |  August 17, 2018

We are seeing an uptick in questions around RPA and Test Automation.  This is driven from a number of directions: vendors that are moving into both spaces service providers with...

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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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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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Don't Wait for Davos to Save Us From AI and Automation

by Craig Roth  |  January 24, 2018

As the policy leaders of the world gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland to ponder world progress (including Gartner's very own Peter Sondergaard), there will be talk of AI and automation...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi: A Tech Movie Review (3.5 stars)

by Craig Roth  |  December 20, 2017

Welcome to my Tech Movie Review of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", a film about how the world would look without AI and automation.  Spoiler alert: it leads to a lot of...

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What I Want From AI at Work: A Secretary and an Intern

by Craig Roth  |  July 19, 2017

What do office-based knowledge workers want an AI to do for them? Specific industries may have their own jobs or roles that can be turned over to some kind of...

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The Ongoing Debate - Do Robots and AI Destroy Jobs?

by Andrew White  |  July 3, 2017

Last week there was an interesting Comment in the Financial Times (see weekend July 1-2, US print edition) by Tim Hartford (undercover economist) titled, "We are still waiting for the...

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Impact of AI, Robots, and Automation on Jobs: Tracking the "Hyperbole Cycle"

by Craig Roth  |  May 16, 2017

I've been noticing how articles about how AI, robots, or automation will impact the future job outlook all seem to reuse the same terms, like "disrupt", "steal", or "threaten". The...

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Aye Robot

by Steve Crawford  |  March 28, 2017

How will robots fit into the workforce of tomorrow: Will they be working for us? Will we be working for them? Or will we just be out of work? To...

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