Technology & Innovation

Preparing for the digitisation of the workforce

November 05, 2015

Global

November 05, 2015

Global

Key findings of the research include

  • More than half of companies have devised a strategy to address workforce digitisation, but fewer than one-quarter have deployed it
  • Robotics technology is being used to free highly skilled physical workers to focus their talents on where they are needed
  • AI has the potential to displace mid-ranking clerical workers
  • On-demand, crowdsourced labour offers scalability but raises strategic issues
  • Business leaders who wish to benefit from workforce digitisation can expect to face tough questions from employees

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