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Employees: An Endangered Species?

The rise of robotics, artificial intelligence, and the changing labor landscape

Are you ready for a world in which 3 out of 10 corporate jobs are done by a robot? Where digital talent is so scarce that you may need to compete with Amazon and Google to get it?

This is not a hypothesis on the distant horizon. It could be the reality in just 10 years. And it’s already starting to happen. 

That’s because automation is rapidly becoming more intelligent and affordable, while the global supply of talent is getting smaller and more expensive. These changes are spawning new considerations in corporate operations, labor markets, and economies around the world.

What are you doing to prepare? What is your digital strategy? Read the article to explore the changing tides, the rise of robotics, and how to respond.



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Listen to the podcast Reinventing a Workforce That’s Been Displaced by Automation.

Read Consulting magazine's interview with Cliff Justice on Artificial Intelligence and the Rise of the Thinking Technologies.

For more on the impact of digital labor and the automation of jobs on sourcing and service delivery, explore our Digital Labor site to view articles, videos, and podcasts.