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Long a feature of science fiction films, artificial intelligence is now developing at rapid speed. The world’s most innovative companies – led by the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and IBM – are betting on machine intelligence as one of the most important technologies to disrupt the world in the years ahead. Its impact will be widespread, but perhaps the most direct way it will impact people is in the workplace. The automation of processes and services will come faster and stronger than many people anticipate. In a recent study, 94% of businesses said a robotic future is inevitable, and almost half believed between 10% and 30% of their organisation to be immediately automatable. Unsurprisingly, IT was the department most committed to artificial intelligence, robotics and process automation…


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