Virtually every conversation today about business growth and change points to technology, with few jobs left untouched by it. From General Electric to Lego, entire systems have been overhauled to make way for faster services.
But where does this leave workers? Over the next five years, global banking giant ING predicts it will lay off 5,800 workers during its digital transformation. Remaining employees will have to get on board with the new order.
Despite leaps in technological uptake, things are not changing as fast as we might have imagined. Businesses are grappling with a form of digital Darwinism, where technology outside the workplace is marching at a pace that is unmatched inside the organisations.
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