A skilled workforce requires brains and bots

Digital technology is reinventing how we work, but not in the way you might think. Rather than replacing humans, it’s making us more important than ever—a win-win for the modern workforce.

Businesses need to evolve their approach in this new era of affinity between human and machine. Learn how to build data-driven strategies to maximize the full ecosystem of resources available to you, from robotics and AI to employees and adaptive talent.

Through on-demand digital learning experiences and other custom programs, we’ll help you continuously assess, reskill and upskill your workforce to lead now and in the future.

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Accenture analyzes how the future of employment has shifted while sharing insights on hybrid working & the future of remote work tailored to needs.

Rewire resources to solve the skills shortage

Business leaders should consider the following to create a future workforce in which humans and intelligent machines work together to improve productivity, innovation and growth.

Reimagine work

Allocate work to people and machines, balancing augmentation and automation. Build project-based teams and map skills to new roles you create.

Pivot the workforce

Organize for agility to unlock new forms of value. Create flexible processes and manage the workforce to support both core and new business.

Scale up new skilling

Prioritize skills, balancing between technical, judgement and social abilities. Cater to willingness to learn and accelerate training with VR, AR and AI.

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Good for profits and people

If skill-building doesn’t match the rate of AI progress, 14 G20 countries could lose up to $11.5 trillion in GDP growth in the next 10 years. Our Reworking the Revolution research below shows how AI and upskilling go hand in hand for maximum benefit.


Potential boost in revenue generated by greater investment in AI between 2018 and 2022. Companies could also lift employment 10 percent, equating to an average of $7.5B and 5,000 jobs for an S&P 500 company.


Executives who say they intend to use AI to enhance worker capabilities. This mirrors the rapid pace of investment in cognitive and AI systems, which could rise to $57.6 billion by 2021.


Workers who say it’s important to build skills to work with intelligent machines. Despite worker interest, only 3 percent of companies plan to boost skills investments significantly in the next three years.

What we think

Case studies

Avis faced disruption with an end-to-end workplace solution to increase HR agility.

We helped Airbus optimize assembly, reduce error rates to zero and lift productivity 500 percent.

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Meet our lead

Reinvent the future workforce

The AI revolution has elevated the importance of workforce management within the overall enterprise strategy. As part of our team, you will influence organizations at the highest levels as you build new paradigms that change the way the world works.


Meet Melissa | Workday Consultant

Accenture’s Melissa helps streamline complex HR systems as effortlessly as she navigates rivers and streams. See more.

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