How IT can prep for robots and avoid big cloud gotchas


If it seems like the day when robots invade the workplace is drawing ever closer, that’s because it is. But they’re —at least, not yet. In fact, they’re so that workers can get back to the business of being more productive.

But the coming robotics revolution is , according to Computerworld’s Sharon Gaudin—and before it gets here, a lot of planning. New employees will need to be hired—Chief Robotics Officer anyone?—and current techies will need to bolster their skills.

Gaudin sat down with Executive News & Strategy Editor Ken Mingis to detail what companies need to know to get ready. Not only will new workers with expertise in robotics be needed, but current IT staffers will need to bolster their own skills. Infrastructure will needs to be updated, and worried employees will need to be reassured.

The goal: avoid the .

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