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HOW WILL AI CHANGE WORK?

Here Are Five Schools of Thought

by Mark Knickrehm

The future of the workforce is one of the biggest issues facing CEOs today. It’s abundantly clear to all that artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and advanced robotics make it possible for machines to take on tasks that once required a person to do them. How should companies prepare, strategically, to thrive in this world?

Views on what to expect vary dramatically. By some accounts, almost half of all jobs in the U.S. economy could be made obsolete. Others have described how intelligent machines will actually create jobs—including entirely new categories of jobs. Some people even talk about a world of superabundance where work will be about pursuing your ...

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