Digital Digging – The Future of Work in the Mining Industry
Technology is significantly changing the way mining companies work and will need to operate and the introduction of AI will undoubtedly impact how HR programmes are designed and implemented.
Introduction – the future of work is now!
Daimler’s first self-driving truck hit the road in 20151, driverless cars are being tested by car manufacturers and tech giants alike and the first autonomous ship is planned to set sail in Norway in 20182. Kiva robots speed around Amazon warehouses and the company’s checkout free grocery store made headlines earlier this year. IBM’s Watson currently offers 15 cognitive services such as virtual agents, language and visual recognition, personality characteristics prediction and advanced data analytics3.