Over the past three years, I have witnessed the rise and rise of Intelligent Automation - with each year building gradually on the past.
- Robotic Workforce Research reveals one third of businesses believe the speed of change will be fast, and have imminent plans to automate
As robotic process automation continues to grow rapidly, we are seeing some confusion about the key features of RPA software and how it differs from other ‘automation’ tools. So, in order to help dispel some of these myths, here are five things that robotic process automation is not:
Will the robots replace us? A new report released by Forrester predicts a collaborative future for man and the machine.
As the automation market continues to grow, the report, titled The Future Of White-Collar Work: Sharing Your Cubicle With Robots, investigates the role that artificial intelligence will play in white-collar jobs in the future.
Topics: Artificial Intelligence
As machine learning hits the vertical part of the exponential curve, what will it take to be an effective executive?
The rise of ‘soft-skills’
There’s no doubt that the workforce will need to reskill in order to adapt to the workplace of the near future, and executive leaders in particular will need to refine one specific skill set: soft skills.
To date most of the dialogue on automation has been about how it will impact people’s jobs, but not enough about the enhancements it will bring to the way we work. The automation landscape will bring agile, intuitive and highly effective automation tools into the hands of those best able to use them to deliver business process.
We touched on this briefly on the split between the skills you require in-housed versus what you are able to source in our previous article ‘What’s required to support & deliver Robotic Process Automation’.