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Top tech stats: AI at work, staff poaching among tech giants & more

Welcome to your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

This week, we have statistics relating to way in which AI could impact organisations, SME sentiment in the UK and the importance of cybersecurity in IoT.

Machines at work

More than 80% of deterministic tasks will be done by machines in the future.

That’s according to research undertaken by IPsoft in partnership with academics at Godsmiths, which looked into how AI will transform organisations and the very nature of work.

According to the study, probabilistic tasks will be equally shared (50:50) between machines and humans, but humans are set to carry out 80% of all cross-functional reasoning tasks....