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Deconstruct and Reconfigure Your Work

Using the Work-Automation Framework to Navigate Your Personal Work Evolution

Now you understand how the accelerating reinvention of jobs optimizes work automation. Our framework and examples show that it’s easy to get caught up in predictions about the end of human work, robots replacing humans, and sensors on every object that create big data. You have seen how cognitive automation can predict human behavior better and faster than any person and teach itself how to beat both human and computerized game players. A quick web search will easily unearth predictions such as a recent Fast Company article listing “the 10 jobs that will be replaced by robots,” including bank tellers, journalists, and movie ...

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