Blue Prism Chairman, Jason Kingdon, continues his series of articles at WIRED.
A robotic workforce isn’t just about efficiency, it can drive innovations like mass customization. As Jason observes, we no longer buy a car unit, we buy our car. The market and its customers are very demanding in this respect.
He also challenges Keynes’ theory of Technological Unemployment. Automation, he argues, largely benefits employment.
Finally, he challenges CEOs in all industry sectors to consider whether they have made best use of robotic automation, whether this be hardware or software robots. How many do you employ?