Contributor Profile

Alec Sutherland

Job TitleAutomation Technical Lead

Company NameJohn Lewis Partnership


Automation technical lead at John Lewis & Partners, responsible for building and maturing the automation practice. We design, build and run automated solutions, which are tailored to meet the goal of the partnership to create Better Jobs for its partners. I lead on architecture & infrastructure, tooling and continuously improving the technical processes which support the automation team through the end to end automation lifecycle - from solution design through the coding process, to testing, then onto production deployment and in life support & maintenance.

Conference Sessions

  • RetailEXPO GREAT DEBATE: Will robots replace humans in retail?

    Wednesday15:35 - 16:2501 May 2019
    Operations Stage

    The fear that robotics, automation, and AI will replace human workers is growing across many industries, with retail no exception. Self-checkouts, warehouse aut...

    • Language: English

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