Author Archives: Holly Muscolino

Holly Muscolino
Holly Muscolino
Holly Muscolino is IDC's Research Vice President, Content and Process Strategies and the Future of Work. See more from Holly: http://bit.ly/IDC_HollyMuscolino
Artificial Intelligence and DaaS Leadership Strategies

The Future of Work: Reskilling for the Future Workforce

Future of Work

In an earlier blog about the Future of Work, and in a recent IDC Perspective, we presented IDC’s view of the Future of Work and offered a framework that provides a way to approach and scope the organizational, policy, and technology changes required to leverage this opportunity in a holistic manner. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at the growing role of technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, IPA, and augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) in automating and augmenting the tasks and processes traditionally accomplished by human workers. We’ll also explore how organizations are planning to acquire the skills required to leverage the opportunities for automation and human-machine collaboration.

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Leadership Strategies

The Future of Work: Preparing for the New Normal

Future of Work

We can all acknowledge that the same technologies that are driving digital transformation within organizations are also rapidly transforming work as we know it. Much has been written in the mainstream media about the impact of the cloud, big data analytics, artificial intelligence and robotics on the future job market. But the story isn’t all doom and gloom. In a recent IDC survey, almost half of U.S. organizations surveyed (47%) thought that AI and robotics will have a positive impact on their organization’s jobs in the next 3 years.

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