Robotics and Automation: A Retrospective and the Reality of Bot Nation

This Robotics/AI report has been researched and defined to enable IT program faculty across the state to consider the changes robotics and automation will bring to the workforce, as well as consider what kinds of program or curricular changes they might make to their current IT programs.

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2016 IT Jeopardy Champions: The IT Futures Summit

The IT Futures Summit of 2016 held its first annual IT Jeopardy Championship game. The three teams were competing for a chance for their photo/names/college/IT or CS program to be featured on the Center’s website. The winning team won quite handily…

IT Jeopardy Champions 2016

New Podcasts Series: WaInfoTechTalks Focusing on Disruptive Technologies

If you haven’t heard the Center of Excellence’s brand new podcast series you should. IT industry professionals and Maureen Majury, Center director, talk disruptive technologies impacting workforce and the future impact of these technologies including robotics, security, hacking, data and predictive analytics, the entertainment technology and more… They inform, forecast, and entertain. Go to and start listening.

WAInfoTechTalks Podcast Series MashUP
  • #BotNation Robotics will also replace many jobs currently filled by humans: the ? to ask is what will people do to earn sustainable wages? - Jul 20, 10:48pm
  • #BotNation The reality for WA State, the US, & the global economy: robotics/automation will produce jobs for those in IT & mechatronics. - Jul 20, 10:46pm
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