Overall the future of work is bright in most people’s minds across disciplines like technology, people analytics, transportation, and even workspaces. In fact, contrary to popular belief, most people believe in the benefits of automation, especially how machine learning, AI attributes can take over mundane, daily tasks to free them up for creative, impactful work. Sentiment about automation is 89% favorable, with saving time (30%) and big data analysis (25%) as the top positive topics about automation. Read more in the Future of Work report.
FOW is still a growing topic. Mentions up 40% YoY and projected 10% QoQ. It is well below mentions of AI and Machine Learning, which are both subtopics, but it is slightly ahead of chatbots.
People are mostly positive about the FOW, except when it comes to Robots and automation taking jobs. The negetative sentiment for Robots and Automation is more than 5x higher than it is for the other topics.
There are 4 big topics that comprise the FOW.
Social profiles are fully accepted and a part of business. Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook are simultaneiously used for social selling and promotion of a brand by its internal employees.