Gartner Study: Automation will take Over Nearly 70% of Managers’ Routine Workload by 2024

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Gartner Study Automation will take Over Nearly 70% of Managers'

Intelligent assistants, Bots, and automation will replace managers’ routine work, says a new Gartner study.

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Responsible adoption of AI will drive down around 69% of managers’ daily workflow, as per the latest report by Gartner. By implementing AI to automate routine tasks such as filling in forms and updating, managers can invest substantial time in learning, performance management, and goal setting.

Seventy-five percent of the recruiting heads revealed that there would be a significant talent shortage, which will affect organizations across the globe, found the report. Companies that are not able to take advantage of the innovations and hire those with disabilities will be lagging in comparison to their competitors. AI-adoption will allow companies to become more diverse with, as it makes work more accessible for the disabled, said the report titled “Predicts 2020: AI and the Future of Work”. At present, only 31% of the workforce is disabled; however, by 2023, it is expected to triple. Enterprises that hire those with disabilities would have an 89% higher retention rate.  automation will drive a 72% rise in employee productivity and a 29% increase in profitability, said the report.

Furthermore, AR and VR advancement would also play a crucial role and have a considerable impact on the organization’s workflow. Companies are more open to employ a diverse workforce with technologies like braille-readers and VR.  As per the report, by 2025, 47% of learning and development budgets will remain unused as AI will eliminate 67% of on-the-job, task-based learning opportunities. The research firm stated that managers would prioritize accessibility when implementing new technology systems. As the percentage of employees with disabilities will increase, the accessibility must be incorporated as a core principle to the organization instead of being just a unique project.

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Sneha Bokil is a Senior Editor with OnDot Media. She writes editorials on an array of topics ranging from IoT, AI, ML, and cloud computing, among others. She has over 9 years of experience in the field of content creation, where she has written on technology, both enterprise and consumer, and finance.