Prateek Garg, CEO & Founder, Progressive Infotech

Prateek Garg is an entrepreneur and a technology visionary. Prateek was felicitated at the 9th ‘Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards-2018’, where he received the award for his continued efforts and innovations in the field of ‘IT, Internet and Telecommunication’. Prateek has chaired the Western UP Zonal Council- Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as Vice-Chairman (2013-14) and as Chairman (2014-15). He is the CII Co-Chairmen Northern Region (2019-20) for Artificial Intelligence (AI).


Rapid technological advances in digitisation and data and analytics have been reshaping the business landscape, supercharging performance, and enabling the emergence of new business innovations and new forms of competition. At the same time, the technology itself continues to evolve, bringing new waves of advances in robotics, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI), and especially machine learning. Together they amount to a step change in technical capabilities that could have profound implications for business, for the economy, and more broadly, for society. With such advancements and the automation making its way in the employment sector, the jobs, not only in India but also abroad are at jeopardy.

AI and emerging technologies, for example, virtual personality assistants and chatbots are quickly gaining ground into the work environment. As per a report by Gartner, it is expected that these advances will supplant practically 69% of the director’s outstanding burden by 2024. With all the progressions the workspaces are required to see an immense change in the coming 4 years. The work of manager will see a complete upgrade in the following four years. Presently, managers regularly need to invest energy filling in forms, refreshing data and approving workflows. By utilising AI to automate these errands, they can invest less energy managing transactions and can contribute more time on learning, performance management and goal setting. Artificial intelligence and arising innovations will irrefutably change the part of the supervisor and will permit workers to expand their level of responsibility and influence, without taking on management assignments. Application pioneers zeroed in on advancement and AI are presently responsible for improving labourer experience, creating specialist abilities and building hierarchical competency in dependable utilisation of AI. Application leaders should uphold a slow progress to expanded mechanisation of the board errands as this usefulness turns out to be progressively accessible across more endeavour applications.

The pervasive conversation in the market today can sometimes focus on whether there will be sufficient positions for labourers in this consistently mechanized world. Truly this dread has demonstrated unwarranted, as work markets acclimate to innovation, and as we said before, likewise make new openings.

India has an unemployment crisis. Far beyond that, what this report recommends is that India likewise has an employ ability emergency. In any event, when firms have occupations on offer, they can’t discover up-and-comers with the correct abilities who can take on these positions. A significant purpose behind this lays in the way that schooling frameworks are not exceptional to adjust to changes at the work environment. This has made another issue well beyond unemployment. AI is tied in with attempting to make machines or programming impersonate human conduct. Computer based intelligence has given us colossal preparing power, stockpiling limit and continuous admittance to data. These advancements of innovation gave us the turning wheel in the primary, power in the second, and PCs in the third mechanical transformation. In recent past, the World Economic Forum called AI “the fourth mechanical upset” that has profoundly changed the way we live, work and associate with one another. Be that as it may, it has likewise given us the administrative difficulties, similar to Data Ownership, Data Security, Labour Protection, and so forth AI will supplant tasks, not jobs. Rather than agonising over occupation misfortunes, organisations should advance AI and AI, which takes over tedious assignments, without any mistakes, without bargaining the wellbeing and quality, aside from expanded profitability, effective utilisation of materials, and so forth. Automation in the long run will also have an impact on jobs which are highly skilled (Phase 3 –Around 2030). However, the industry will start benefitting from automation initiatives that have been implemented already. An evolved workforce with better skills will soon emerge resulting the evolution of human skills as automation increases. Even though automation has a number of cons, the sector is only meant to grow and flourish.

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