Category Archives: Automation

Which Jobs will be Lost to Automation?

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AI and Automation: Predictions, Perceptions, and Proposals

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin declared last week that the threat of artificial intelligence taking over American jobs “is not even on my radar screen.” Mnuchin is “not worried at all,” at least not for the next 50 to 100 years. This was … Continue reading

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The AI and Automation Buzz

CB Insights: Media buzz around AI, robotics, and automation increased significantly towards the end of 2016. JP Gownder, Forrester: The forward march of automation technologies — which include hardware (e.g. robots, digital kiosks), software (e.g. AI), and customer self-service (e.g. … Continue reading

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AI and Automation: Where Machines Could Replace Humans

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Fintech Disruption, Automation, and Incumbents

Financial Times: To both cut costs and keep hiring the best client-facing bankers, the Wall Street firm plans to replace many back-office roles, such as in data collection and processing, with computer systems that can do the same job quicker, … Continue reading

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In Praise of Automation

The McKinsey Global Institute: The automation of activities can enable businesses to improve performance by reducing errors and improving quality and speed, and in some cases achieving outcomes that go beyond human capabilities. Automation also contributes to productivity, as it … Continue reading

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Look Ma, No Drivers: Transportation Automation

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