Why Amazon Alexa could be your next hire

Why Amazon Alexa could be your next hire

54% of employers are already automating business processes that were once performed by people, according to a recent report from Capita Resourcing, and this figure will only rise in the coming years. Artificial intelligence and voice technology have become a big business, with sales of the Amazon Alexa reaching over 10 million, according to data from CIRP 2017. Products such as Google Assistant, Samsung Bixby, Microsoft Cortana, and Apple's Siri have also made moves into the digital assistant realm.

Driven by customers who want a virtual assistant to ease with running their homes, picking up important tasks such as ordering pizza, setting important reminders, and allowing kitchen appliances to be controlled - could a robotic assistant hold a place within the modern workplace and HR?

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