Jp.Gownder

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J. P. Gownder is a vice president and principal analyst at Forrester with expertise in devices and platforms. His research covers virtual and augmented reality, wearable computing, tablets, smartphones, robotics, and the devices and systems that power retail experiences, including digital signage, beacons, and mobile point of sales. He also has expertise in operating systems, software, applications, and the digital platform wars.

J. P. collaborates with other analysts to create the I&O workforce enablement playbook, which helps companies serve a more mobile workforce that uses a wider variety of devices such as tablets (e.g., Apple iPad) and online services (e.g., Dropbox) to do their jobs.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of J.P. Gownder and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Articles by Jp.Gownder

Automation technologies, robotics and artificial intelligence in the workforce
Business Technology Insights (by Forrester)

Automation technologies, robotics and artificial intelligence in the workforce

The forward march of automation technologies – which include hardware (e.g. robots, digital kiosks), software (e.g. AI), and customer self-service (e.g. mobile ordering) – continues to reshape the world economy. Automation has already started to reshape every company's workforce, including yours.
July 5, 2017
Why CIOs should care about robots stealing jobs
Business Technology Insights (by Forrester)

Why CIOs should care about robots stealing jobs

Advancements in artificial intelligence place additional classes of jobs – in white collar roles – at risk. Yet pessimists overstate their case. The revolution won’t happen overnight: Forrester predict that by 2027, automation will have a strong impact on employment – but it won’t reach the level of a job apocalypse.
April 19, 2017