AI and Robotics in the Workplace
19 Apr 2022
With COVID-19 changing the reality of the world’s population, it has undoubtedly affected the way businesses operate. Area Development recently discussed the use of robotics and other automation technologies in response to these changes with Carolina Weidler, leader of Hendy’s Science and Technology Practice Group.
Area Development: How specialized or diverse is the robotic workforce?
Carolina Weidler: In today’s workforce, nearly all manufacturing floors have some sort of automation — but how specialized or diverse varies greatly based on several factors including industry, what part of the world the manufacturer is in, and the scale and sophistication of that business.
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