We can chuckle at the cartoon, but its message is profound.
During my recent speech to the Dallas-Fort Worth Institute of Management Accountants, I alerted them that their career competitors are no longer accountants that you can outrun or outwork. Robots, Siri-type Artificial Intelligence (AI) devices and computer algorithms have entered the accounting profession. They are the three bears who want to eat your career for lunch.
The movement away from people and towards the use of robots, AI and algorithms is already taking place in several professions:
What competitor is the bear chasing your business or career? Who should you be focusing on to beat in 2017? What’s your strategy and plan to outrun the bears.
If you need someone to help you identify your competition and a strategy to beat them, email TomPryor@icms.net .