16 must-read books on the impact of AI, robotics, and automation
AI and robotics technology continues to drive automation across all sectors of industry. The books in the following list offer insights into where this tech is headed, how it’s being put to use and the ways it will impact the modern workforce.
From the list:
Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future
Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, authors and directors of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, discuss the ways we should think of the integration of minds and machines, products and platforms, and the core and the crowd. Machine, Platform, Crowd offers an in-depth analysis of the digital-powered new world and the tools necessary for thriving in it. Essential reading for startups, established businesses or anyone with an interest in the future of technology.
Reinventing Jobs: A 4-Step Approach for Applying Automation to Work
Authors Ravin Jesuthasan and John Boudreau, who are work and human capital experts, use an original, four-step approach to help leaders create a precise and actionable plan to decide how, when and where to apply work automation. The four steps — deconstruct, optimize, automate and reconfigure — are intended to teach leaders how to create the optimal environment for humans and machines to work together successfully. Reinventing Jobs provides numerous examples and practical advice about ways companies can stay current on technological trends as work and automation continue to evolve.
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