Future of Work

The artificial intelligence revolution is well underway and soon it will not just be the simplest tasks being done routinely by machines, but some carried out by bankers, lawyers and doctors as pattern-learning programs are developed to extract meaning, take decisions and compose sentences. This Future of Work Special Report, published in The Times, examines the rise of machines in the workplace, how virtual personal assistants will change everyday lives and warns that cyber gangs could take control of the robots. The report also reveals how real-time tech translators promise to knock down language barriers

Future of Work 2016

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Future of Work 2016
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The rapid rise of robots replacing workers

History may teach us not to stand in the way of technological advances revolutionising the future of work, but the lesson to be learnt is progress should benefit the workforce


What if cyber gangs control the robots?

If machines powered by artificial intelligence threaten the way we work, what if cyber criminals take control of the AI?


5 ways AI personal assistants will change work

Already they are beginning to take the drudgery out of office admin – now virtual personal assistants are set to get even smarter


Do we really need our own office or is there a smarter way of working?

A toxic cocktail of distractions, interruptions and noise mean workers need to flee to a sanctuary to turbo-boost productivity


Do we need gender quotas for the boardroom of the future?

Here two experts on gender equality go head-to-head on the question of boardroom gender quotas. Are gender quotas a good thing for businesses or will they just result in more cases of positive discrimination? And how long will it be before we reach a level gender playing field in the UK?


The rise of AI translators

Language is no longer a barrier to international trade and working across borders as high-tech translators speak and listen in many tongues


Get to market fast and stay relevant

In a fast-changing digital world, Jabil can help companies stay ahead


Enabling growth with the power of identity

In an increasingly complex security and regulatory landscape, the ability to manage user access is allowing organisations to embrace the connected age without fear of data breach, says Jon Burghart, who leads the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for identity management firm SailPoint

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