Explore how automation will transform work

How might robotics and artificial intelligence change jobs in sectors such as oil and retail?

Automation is happening, and will change the daily work activities of everyone, from miners and landscapers to commercial bankers, fashion designers, welders, and CEOs. Use the interactive to explore how robotics and artificial intelligence could potentially change how work is done in four settings: oil and gas exploration, aircraft maintenance, hospital emergency departments, and grocery stores. These case studies are not precise projections. The vision of the future they provide is based on the hypotheses of industry experts.

To learn more about the impact of automation on the global economy and labor markets, read the McKinsey Global Institute research report Harnessing automation for a future that works.