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Future of Work:
The Impact of Digital Transformation on How We Work

In the past month, many of us have probably experienced a radical change in the way we work, but that's only the beginning of the future of work. With cutting-edge digital technologies implemeted in workforces of various business fields, what will jobs look like in the digital era?

Future of Work

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A System to Visualize Expert Skills to Younger Workers - Making passing down unexplainable skills easier

Japan is renowned for its manufacturing prowess. Expert skills is central to adding value through compactness and advanced performance.

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As online brokerages suffer a shortage of human resources, Securities "hires" AI

In this age in which about 90% of all private investors execute their trades online, online brokerages bear an important role as the gatekeepers to prevent unfair trades, via the surveillance of several millions of trades each day.

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Merging JUKI production facilities with Hitachi's operation know-how to bring advances to MONOZUKURI workplaces

The manufacturing industry is facing the diversification of market needs and the need for high-speed management.

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Robot Trains: How Hitachi Rail Tech Enabled Global First in Heavy Freight Rail Automation

Robot trains…really? Well, essentially. Hitachi Rail and Rio Tinto collaborated to build the world’s first driverless heavy freight train – an automated heavy haul freight transportation system they call AutoHaul™.

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How Hitachi's Durable Medium is Supporting a Paperless Future

The worlds of finance and environmental sustainability are seldom seen to be connected. The environment is indeed a topic of worry for many people, and is cited as the third greatest concern in our world today.

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AI Captain: The future of Ship Navigation

Stena Line is one of Europe's leading ferry companies with 38 vessels and 21 routes in Northern Europe, as of March 2019. It aims to become the world’s first cognitive ferry company.

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People Still Power Manufacturing

Manufacturing in the U.S. is in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, in which the real and digital worlds are being blended in unprecedented ways to drive innovation success.

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Artificial Intelligence & Happiness

In business, happiness matters. Unhappy workers don’t stay long at their jobs, they take more time off while they’re there, they provide poor customer service and they tend to be less productive.

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