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Warehouse and logistics robots will be a $30 billion dollar industry by 2022, according to American analysts, who forecast the current $8.3 billion of worldwide revenue from the the technology will more than triple over the next three years. Locally, Gartner says the expected automation boom is the result of

Retailers are already really good at automating their back-office operations and have proven themselves more than keen and willing to invest in technology that will drive productivity and efficiency, especially when eliminating manually-intensive and error-prone human tasks. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter They have no problem spending money

Automation in Australia can boost productivity to the level required to rekindle the country’s slowing economic growth, potentially adding over a trillion dollars to the economy, according to McKinsey.  But the technology could also put to 6.5 million full time jobs at risk, increase unemployment levels and further widen inequality.

Around the globe, retail and technology giants are investing heavily in unmanned stores and automated warehouses, fuelling a wave of industry transformation that could potentially drive dramatic changes down under. The level of automation across Australian retailers lags behind the rest of the world. But with big players like Woolies

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Melbourne-based Adore Beauty has made a half-million dollar investment in warehouse management software to reduce the amount of packaging it uses. What’s more, automation is expected to bolster the company’s growth for the next five years. The solution chosen was HighJump. Kate Morris, CEO and founder of the beauty ecommerce

Australia’s retail sector is feeling the pressure – from both traditional and emerging competitors and from customers with ever-growing expectations and low tolerance for poor service. Adapting to a new normal the sector is applying technologies and new ways of working to deliver better in-store and online experiences, to drive

Australia is the country that trusts social media the least, according to the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer. The annual report found Australia, alongside France, is the least trusting country globally in social media — 26 per cent compared to the global average of 43 per cent. Sign up to Which-50’s

As AI and robotics automate more tasks, fewer humans are required to do the same amount of work. Rather than eliminating the need to work, conventional wisdom argues humans will be required to do different kinds of jobs than they do today. The challenge for governments, business and individuals, lies

As we put a bow on 2018 and unwrap a shiny new 2019, we anticipate the continued adoption, maturity, and effectiveness of autonomous marketing, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter By 2023 (Gartner predicts), these techniques and solutions will squash some persistent marketing questions,

Ford is asking for all self-driving vehicle developers, automakers and technology companies to help create an industry standard for autonomous vehicles to communicate whether they are stopping, accelerating or giving way. The car manufacturer asked those who are committed to deploying SAE level-4 vehicles to join forces with them to