AI in the Workplace: The Time to Develop a Strategy Is Now

HR Dive

Michelle Capezza, a Member of the Firm in the Employee Benefits and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s New York office, and Adam S. Forman, Member of the firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Detroit and Chicago offices, authored an article in HR Dive, titled “AI in the Workplace: The Time to Develop a Strategy Is Now.”

Following is an excerpt:

When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), or intelligence exhibited by machines, most people immediately think of cinema’s sentient computers, such as HAL, Skynet or Samantha.

Although those machines are just Hollywood’s fictional creations, the underlying notion that AI will play an integral role in every aspect of our lives is very real indeed. With the exponential rate of technological change, AI will continue to affect our lives more quickly and pervasively than ever before. One area that is already being impacted is the workplace.

From algorithms analyzing employee data, to computer and robotic laborers in retail and manufacturing, to the rise of the on-demand worker, AI has already disrupted how virtually every workplace operates. There is little doubt that the time to develop a workplace strategy is now. Some of the issues that organizations should consider as they introduce AI into the workplace include…