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  • February 12, 2023

Dive Brief:

  • Home Depot rolled out a new mobile application aimed at improving the employee experience and increasing productivity, the company said Thursday. The app, called Sidekick, uses machine learning to help associates prioritize tasks throughout the day.
  • Sidekick uses a cloud-based machine learning algorithm to determine the most time-sensitive tasks. Through computer vision, it detects and alerts employees of out-of-stock items on shelves.
  • The app is live at 600 stores and will roll out to all U.S. stores in the coming weeks, the company said in an email.

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