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Coronavirus Will Trigger a Superspread of Automation

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Companies are turning to technology and automation to insulate lines of business from the current pandemic — and future disruptions.

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RT @chris_rezendes: Digital for automation applied to existing hyperconcentrated supply chains is one approach. But not nearly as transformative for people and the planet as digital applied to new more distributed, decentralized supply chains, with people. @contextlabsbv https://t.co/jfEVNvC1GN
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Coronavirus Will Trigger a Superspread of Automation

Coronavirus Will Trigger a Superspread of Automation

Companies are turning to technology and automation to insulate lines of business from the current pandemic — and future disruptions.

The US was offered millions of masks in January. The Trump administration turned the offer down.

The US was offered millions of masks in January. The Trump administration turned the offer down.

A Texas medical supply company told the federal government it could make 1.7 million N95 masks for the US per week — but no order came.

Automation Won’t Keep Front-Line Workers Safe

Automation Won’t Keep Front-Line Workers Safe

We’ll still need people to fix, repair, and work alongside machines.

What it’s like to be a delivery worker during the COVID-19 pandemic

What it’s like to be a delivery worker during the COVID-19 pandemic

Grocery and restaurant deliveries are booming, but working conditions are more hectic and dangerous—for just a bit more cash.

Automation Anywhere Launches AI-Powered Banking Bot to Expedite SBA Loan Processing From 3 Weeks to 3 Days

Automation Anywhere Launches AI-Powered Banking Bot to Expedite SBA Loan Processing From 3 Weeks to 3 Days

AI-powered bots process thousands of SBA loans applications amid COVID-19 Pandemic Automation Anywhere, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), today announced new AI-powered ...

COVID-19 and the Future of Society

COVID-19 and the Future of Society

Contexts is a quarterly magazine that makes cutting-edge social research accessible to general readers.

Thousands Of New Jobs Are Being Created In Response To The Coronavirus

Thousands Of New Jobs Are Being Created In Response To The Coronavirus

LinkedIn took a deep dive into determining which sectors are aggressively hiring.

Whole Foods slams workers who staged 'sick out' while their 'heroic colleagues showed up to provide essential services', while de Blasio orders investigation into dismissal of an Amazon employee who organized protest over safety fears

Whole Foods slams workers who staged 'sick out' while their 'heroic colleagues showed up to provide essential services', while de Blasio orders investigation into dismissal of an Amazon employee who organized protest over safety fears

Whole Foods workers are set to strike Tuesday, with a nationwide 'sick out'. About 50 Amazon employees in Staten Island walked off the job on Monday. GE staged their own silent protest.

Walmart's last mile around the world

Walmart's last mile around the world

From tricycles to drones, Walmart is casting a wide net to find out how shoppers want to receive their goods.

Instacart, Amazon's Whole Foods relationship to end next year

Instacart, Amazon's Whole Foods relationship to end next year

Instacart said on Thursday it will stop delivering groceries for Whole Foods nex...

Delivery Wars: Toronto restaurants are taking the power back from Uber Eats

Delivery Wars: Toronto restaurants are taking the power back from Uber Eats

Now that takeout is a lifeline for the local food scene, restaurants want to break their reliance on third-party apps

Target’s same-day delivery service Shipt will include ‘all major product categories’ in 2019

Target’s same-day delivery service Shipt will include ‘all major product categories’ in 2019

Target has grand plans for Shipt, the same-day grocery delivery service it bought a year ago for $550 million. While generally known today as something of an Instacart competitor – ...

Bring on the bubbly: Online booze is booming

Bring on the bubbly: Online booze is booming

The holiday season brings a surge of online orders for Bay Area companies that deliver alcohol. And Amazon is just ramping up.

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The coronavirus pandemic is thrusting online grocery into the spotlight in the US — here are the players that will emerge at the top of the market

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The coronavirus pandemic is thrusting online grocery into the spotlight in the US — here are the players that will emerge at the top of the market

This report looks at the state of online grocery adoption before the shopping method became vital to many consumers amid the pandemic.