Digitalist Flash Briefing: Will Komatsu And IoT Resolve Japan’s Labor Shortage?

Bonnie D. Graham

Today’s briefing looks at how Komatsu, the world’s second-biggest earth-moving equipment maker by revenue, decided to invest in robotics, AI, and other technology to improve workforce efficiency and productivity in the face of Japan’s impending major labor shortage.

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About Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham is the creator, producer, and host/moderator of Game-Changers Radio series presented by SAP, bringing technology and business strategy discussions to a global audience. Listen to the series flagship, Coffee Break with Game-Changers.