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Artificial Intelligence

The rise of the digital colleague

“One third of your workforce is going to actively fight against AI,” claimed PwC CIO John Eisenstein at IPsoft’s Digital Workforce Summit earlier this month. “And it’s important that you identify them and remove them from your company.”

The day before, IPsoft had been showing off the latest capabilities of their AI assistant, ‘Amelia’ in their interactive laboratory. Amelia has been over five years in the making and when she was shown off to us, it was clear she’s something to be proud of.

Artificial Intelligence in the workplace is not a new concept, with AI currently one of those trending buzzwords that executives are aware they should be investing in but not quite sure how or why. So just how is AI likely to affect the workplace of the future?

 

Going beyond chatbots

“There’s a real confusion over the impact of what AI can achieve,” explains IPsoft CEO Chetan Dube. “A lot of people are asking themselves if Artificial Intelligence will just be all hype.”

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Charlotte is Staff Writer at IDG Connect. She is particularly interested in the impact technology will have on the future of work and promoting gender diversity throughout the tech industry.

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