Automation refers to the use of automatic means to operate and control a process.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|It utilizes automatic means.|
|Automation helps to free up humans from repetitive or labour-intensive tasks.||The human labour freed up by automation may not be easily integratable back to the economy.|
|It is used to operate and control processes.|
|Automation helps to operate and control complex tasks and processes.||Automated processes have limitations in dealing with undefined scenarios.|