AI v the workforce: tech leaders on what to expect

AI v the workforce: tech leaders on what to expect
Will artificial intelligence leave the job market in ruins? Or will it create more high-value roles for more people? (Image: DepositPhotos)
Ben Moore
Productivity gains are a much-touted benefit of modern artificial intelligence tools, but whether those gains result in redundancies is debatable.Over the past year, local and foreign tech companies announced restructures that resulted in overall headcount reduction, often name-dropping artificial intelligence (AI) as a partial justification.Some experts claim the tech may cause serious issues with the job market, especially in the short term.BusinessDesk contacted several NZ tech leaders, four of whom responded. They generally dismissed these...

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