August 19, 2019

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/16/2019

"They’re saying we could have 320,000 billable hours evaporate from us tomorrow."

-- Alfred Sanchez, president and CEO of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Whether by bot or by byte, nearly 1 million South Florida jobs are at risk of being automated, according to a new report from consulting giant McKinsey.

But even as some jobs disappear, others will be created. And the survivors could be left better off.

McKinsey estimates that the Miami metropolitan statistical area (MSA), which includes Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, will likely see about 23 percent of its total workforce displaced by automation by 2030 — or 761,000 South Florida jobs.

Read more at the Miami Herald

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