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2.1.2021

Czy robotyzacja prowadzi do wzrostu bezrobocia?

Dyskusję i spór o utratę pracy na rzecz automatyzacji prowadzą pracownicy, naukowcy i rządy we wszystkich rozwijających się krajach od lat. Jak patrzeć na to z perspektywy własnego biznesu? Gdzie szukać odpowiedzi?

The concept of robotization, i.e. replacing work and animals, and the work of machines, caused anxiety and raised questions about the future of the employment structure. Debate over job loss for the sake of  automation is developing since years. In light of current events, with COVID-19, and the transformation towards services, the specter is wide: robots are beginning to be visible in every aspect of our lives. Self-service cash registers, mobile robots for transporting packages in warehouses, applications on phones that replace banking services, etc. An interesting debate between Martin Ford and Antony Sammeroff available on the internet at:

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In the macroeconomic scale, there is no visible sign of it: in developed countries, the unemployment rate is declining, and the degree of robotization continues to rise. It’s worth reading Mark Fairchild’s article. On the other hand, on a microeconomic scale, where we take into account the environment of a single production plant, certain difficulties must be assumed along with the development of automation. FIDES engineering performs automation audits. Appropriate diagnosis and support in the transformation process will not lead to disengagement and will additionally help in the company’s development. The result of the audit are summaries: economical, efficiency, project planning and candide response if it worth doing or waiting. Automation is a challenge, it is good to have a team of specialists around you.