Understanding the Human Side of Automation

Recording: Understanding the Human Side of Automation, Mar 14, 2018


Automation will be the most important trend in the job market over the next decade. What does this mean for individual workers? Research from Burning Glass, a labor market analytics firm, has found adding digital skills actually decreases workers’ risk of being made obsolete by automation. This panel will examine trends in automation with a particular focus on its labor market impact on distinctly human skills such as creativity, judgement, entrepreneurship and communication.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Dual
Event Type: Session
Track: Workplace
Level: Beginner