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

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 11% of workers in the U.S. and U.K. want an AI system to be their co-worker. Even fewer (9%) want it as their manager. What they do want is for AI to be their helper: to make them look smarter and allow them more time for interesting tasks. They want AI to work for them.

As coding gives way to AI training, IT is set to become the HR department for robots. What would a “robot resources” department do and how would that differ from the way IT normally evaluates, configures, and deploys technology? In this webinar, I will explore how to position AI, robots, and automation as helpers and envision a center of excellence modeled on HR that treats them as new employees instead of interlopers stealing jobs.


  • What does our research show about how workers want AI incorporated into their jobs (and how concerned are they it will steal their livelihood)?
  • How can IT act as “HR for robots”, recruiting, training, and onboarding them using HR’s time-tested approach?
  • How should AI, robots, and automation be positioned to encourage engagement from the workers that need to work with them?

There is no need to be a client and you can register here.

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Craig Roth
Research VP, Tech and Service Providers
7 years at Gartner
28 years IT industry

Craig Roth is a Research Vice President focused on cloud office suites, collaboration tools, content management, and how they are being impacted by digital workplace and digital business trends...Read Full Bio

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