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July 9, 2019
How AI and robotics may change tax job duties
There are concerns about job losses in the tax industry due to technology, but it’s too early to make assumptions. As robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) become more prevalent in the workplace, questions have emerged about the very future of work: are these advanced technologies job killers? Job creators? Job enhancers? Or all of the above? The debate is just beginning, and answers could be a long time in coming. EY has analyzed the most important issues addressed by 26 leading global technology companies during their earnings calls for the most recent calendar quarter. These insights provide a snapshot of four of the main themes representing the top-of-mind issues of for technology leaders and investors.