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13 December 2016

The Future is Now: Here come the Robots   It’s true, the robots are truly making their way from the manufacturing floor into our lives – especially in daily administrative and operational support services. These manual labor activities, which rely on common human interaction with technology and systems, can increasingly be handled by automatons, while...

Dean Chapman
12 December 2016

How RPA Helps Us Be More Human   What’s your favourite robot? The Terminator? Robocop? Perhaps you prefer yours a little more domesticated like the Dyson 360. Mechanical robots imitate nature (Prof. Rechenberg’s work is a case in point), create labour efficiencies (see Toyota) and are easy to describe. By contrast Robotic Process Automation is...

Danny Major
06 December 2016

Virtual Workers Improve Job Satisfaction   Something I’m often asked is whether Robotic Process Automation and Virtual Workforce technology will replace whole swathes of jobs. It makes for great copy on a slow news day to say that the robots are going to take over. But job replacement is not where Thoughtonomy is at.  We’re...

Facade
22 November 2016

6 THINGS A VIRTUAL WORKER ‘WON’T’ DO – AND 6 IT ‘CAN’T’   If you’re not sure about whether to implement Virtual Workers in your business, here’s a really quick and dirty way to help you make your mind up.   6 Things a Virtual Worker Won’t Do   1. Be late for work 2....

Wall design
10 November 2016

Why Manufacturing Is Still Leading the Productivity Charge   You know when you’re casually leafing through a newspaper from the 1960’s and you come across an ad demonstrating how a machine can replace manual workers? Well that’s the position I found myself in, and it reminded me how advances in manufacturing still lead the way...

Houses design
08 November 2016

How to Evaluate Robotic Process Automation Providers   I wish I could say we’ve found a way to make it as simple as buying car insurance, but I can’t. What we have found is a result of years of experience working with clients evaluating RPA, and the benefit of numerous customer implementations and associated tender...

Architecture - Tower houses
01 November 2016

Digital Labor is Here   The era of Digital Labor is here. There can be no doubting the impact that is having on the world of people based services. If we look back at the history of outsourcing, we have broadly seen its development in 5 phases, as shown below; As we enter the domain...

Elevators
27 October 2016

Productivity: You’ve got it all wrong   For a long time we’ve had it all wrong when it comes to productivity in service industries. In a rush to increase customer and shareholder value or lower the total cost of service provision, two of the most popular strategies are proving spectacularly unsuccessful as long term bets:...

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