How Smart Technology Will Shake Up the Workplace

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Extract from article by Dennis McCafferty

Anticipating that innovative smart technologies will significantly increase companies’ revenues over the next five years, the vast majority of organizations are adopting these solutions, according to a recent survey from Avanade. While its potential impact on ROI is astonishing, smart tech also promises to profoundly transform workplace cultures and staffing strategies, findings reveal. For example, a sizable share of companies will likely reorganize in the near future due to the growing presence of smart tech, and a significant number of jobs will have to be “repurposed.” Speaking to the latter, with machines picking up mundane tasks that employees now perform, hirers will seek job candidates who can demonstrate superior problem-solving and critical/analytical thinking skills.