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Automation technology is needed to help businesses and society meet the demands of our growing and urbanizing global population. We recognize that it also contributes to job disruptions—and that Autodesk has a responsibility to help workers adapt. We are committed to putting people at the center of this future of work transformation. Autodesk is investing in our customers, communities, and employees to help them navigate and thrive in this changing landscape.
Autodesk is developing training and technologies to help workers learn new skills, collaborate with AI in new ways, earn professional credentials, and secure new jobs or future careers.
Competition for (and among) talent is fierce. Autodesk provides industry-recognized certifications and credentials that help workers and their employers keep pace with rapidly evolving industries—and stay competitive.
Autodesk Research is developing new techniques that pair the strength and precision of robots with the problem-solving insight of people. The Brickbot project exemplifies this kind of AI/human collaboration.
Autodesk fosters collaborations across the workforce development space—commissioning research, and investing in solution-oriented organizations.
We equip employees with mentorship programs, learning platforms, and more to ensure we have a highly motivated, diverse, and adaptable workforce to best serve our customers and communities.
Our company invests millions of dollars annually in our own employees through training programs to keep functional skills sharp, stay ahead of workplace trends, and develop leadership skills.
Autodesk is creating a future-focused plan to guide recruiting and training for the skills and competencies the company will need over the next one, three, five, and 10 years.
View op-eds, speeches, and media coverage on Autodesk’s efforts to create a future of work that benefits people, business, and our society.
|Will a smarter social safety net help us survive automation?|
|Peering into the future of work at AU London|
|Automation is rewiring the future of work—the time for action is now|
The Aspen Institute’s Alastair Fitzpayne and Autodesk Foundation Executive Director Joe Speicher wrote this op-ed for The Hill. They cover the steps that employers, workers, educators, and policy makers must take to better prepare for the ways automation is reshaping our economy and work trends.
|Closing the skills gap|
Autodesk Foundation Executive Director Joe Speicher spoke at the MIT Technology Review 2019 “EmTech Next” conference in Cambridge, MA. Based on research into the skills gaps in the manufacturing and construction industries, Speicher outlines an eight-part framework for action that goes well beyond the typical focus on re-skilling workers.
|The future of work and automation will kick-start jobs, not kill them|