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Trends in Global Labour Markets: A driving force for automation

Posted by Chris Gayner on 08/12/16 05:36

The world is about to experience a fundamental shift in demographics for the first time in history - "there are about to be more elderly people than young children". According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) - in 20 years “one in 12 people is projected to be aged 80 or over” [1].

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Strategy, People, Perspectives, HR, Technology, Non-specific to a Sector

Five Things Robotic Process Automation is Not

Posted by James Hall on 07/07/16 11:22

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:

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Perspectives, HR, IT, Finance, Technology, Non-specific to a Sector

The British Productivity Problem

Posted by James Hall on 04/04/16 09:48

A landmark study released last week revealed that most British workers are spending longer hours at work for little or no gain in productivity. According to the study, more than two-thirds of employees say they are working longer hours than two years ago, but only 10% believe they are more productive.

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Strategy, Innovation, Change, People, Perspectives, HR, Non-specific to a Sector

Why your staff want Robotic Process Automation

Posted by James Hall on 31/03/15 07:03

In our article ‘How Robotic Process Automation (RPA) motivates and retains your existing workforce’ we cover how employers benefit from deploying RPA.

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Innovation, People, Perspectives, HR, Non-specific to a Sector

How Robotic Process Automation motivates and retains your existing workforce

Posted by James Hall on 24/03/15 08:47

Robots essentially remove the highly repetitive, and often mundane activities, that are usually the least enjoyable part of somebody’s job.

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Strategy, Innovation, Change, People, Perspectives, HR, Non-specific to a Sector

Robotic Process Automation the overall training challenge

Posted by James Hall on 17/11/14 04:54

At Genfour we aim to deliver the best possible service when it comes to running a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) programme. We offer expertise in process analysis, operational excellence, automation design and development all the way through to testing and delivery into production, working closely with our clients at each stage of the automation lifecycle.

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Change, People, Perspectives, HR, Non-specific to a Sector

Do I need to hire a different skillset to work with Robotic Process Automation?

Posted by James Hall on 10/11/14 04:36

Enter the era of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and ask yourself: what would I do with ten times as many resources at a fraction of the cost?

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Strategy, Change, People, Perspectives, HR, Non-specific to a Sector

Where does RPA sit in the wider HR transformational landscape?

Posted by James Hall on 13/10/14 04:57

As we look forward to this weeks HR & Change Transformation conference, I met with Andy Spence, HR & Change Transformation Expert and Chair of the conference. We discussed the transformational changes within HR that we can see showcased at the conference and how RPA fits into this.

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Strategy, Innovation, Change, People, Perspectives, HR, Non-specific to a Sector

Applying RPA and Lean to your HR function - The 7 key areas of focus

Posted by Howard Nelson on 06/10/14 06:29

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Topics: Operations & SSC, Strategy, Change, People, Perspectives, HR, Non-specific to a Sector

The wider people benefits of deploying Robotic Process Automation

Posted by Howard Nelson on 23/09/14 05:12

Howard H NelsonFounder and Managing Director of Honhr Ltd, discusses the wider people benefits organisation can expect to see by deploying Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

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Topics: Innovation, People, Perspectives, HR, Non-specific to a Sector

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