If it seems like the day when robots invade the workplace is drawing ever closer, that’s because it is. But they’re not necessarily coming for our jobs—at least, not yet. In fact, they’re more likely to be taking over menial tasks so that workers can get back to the business of being more productive.
But the coming robotics revolution is going to require a lot of changes to IT, according to Computerworld’s Sharon Gaudin—and before it gets here, a lot of planning. New employees will need to be hired—Chief Robotics Officer anyone?—and current techies will need to bolster their skills.