Intelligent CIO North America Issue 17 - Page 40

FEATURE : AUTOMATION
New research from TELUS International reveals that 81 % of American employees believe that bots have enhanced their work situation since the beginning of the pandemic .

The prolonged pandemic has already brought many changes to the workplace , and according to a new TELUS International survey 90 % of US employees believe bots will play a key role as companies transition from temporary hybrid and remote working models to more permanent virtual constructs .

Bots – software applications that are programmed to do certain tasks without human intervention – have already experienced a surge in demand due to the pandemic , and 84 % of respondents expect companies to integrate even more bots in the next five years .
“ The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way companies operate today and is heavily influencing how they will continue to evolve all

Nine in 10 Americans believe bots will be important for the future of work

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