Hands on laptop with concept map in background As businesses look to reduce the number of peoplein the workplace, they are considering introducing new technology,whether that be more robots on the factory floor or increasedautomation of admin functions. (Image: Shutterstock)

"Necessity is the mother of invention," as the saying has it,and across the world we are seeing businesses rapidly adapt tochange. From garment makers turning their hands to the productionof protective gowns, to medical providers rapidly scaling up theiruse of telemedicine, there is an incredible amount of innovationtaking place.

Even in less obviously affected sectors like financial services,business leaders are looking to establish new ways of working. Manyteams will continue to work partially from home even as officesreopen, international travel will be reduced and the market willcontinue to be in flux. As businesses look to reduce the number ofpeople in the workplace, they are considering introducing newtechnology, whether that be more robots on the factory floor orincreased automation of admin functions.

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