Jobless Future: Myth or Not? (WEF 2018)

The rising tide of AI and automation has sparked fears of a jobless future. And while some jobs will certainly disappear over time, there will be lots for humans to do in the coming years. It just won’t be the work we’re doing today! The Cognizant Centre for the Future of Work (CFoW) estimates that approximately 21 million new jobs will be created in the next decade by augmenting human skills and sensibilities with emerging forms of AI and automation. Organisations that act now to transform work and their workplaces will thrive. However, only 7% of firms surveyed by Forrester Research appear to be poised for action.

 

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