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Intelligent Automation: Reflections and Predictions

Posted by James Hall on 09/12/16 06:14

Over the past three years, I have witnessed the rise and rise of Intelligent Automation - with each year building gradually on the past.

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Topics: Non-specific to a Challenge / Theme, Perspectives, Non-specific to a Sector, Non-specific to a Function

HfS Recognises Genfour as Automation High-Performer in Blueprint Report

Posted by Chris Gayner on 11/11/16 11:30

Genfour endorsed as a high performer in the 2016 Intelligent Automation Blueprint report.

Genfour was delighted to see endorsement from leading analyst authority, HfS Research, recognising it as a high performer in its 2016 Intelligent Automation Blueprint report.

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Topics: Non-specific to a Challenge / Theme, News & media, Announcements, Non-specific to a Sector, Non-specific to a Function

Financial Services to Take Centre Stage at the Robotic Process Automation Breakfast Series

Posted by Chris Gayner on 10/10/16 05:36

Over the past week we’ve been more than a little pleased to see our new Robotic Process Automation (RPA) breakfast series come to life, with RSVP’s flowing in fast. The new breakfast series will run quarterly and will aim to address different verticals at event, and will start with a focus on financial services on Tuesday, November 1st. If you’re a senior executive member of the financial services community in the UK and would like to hear more about this event, drop us a line and we’ll send you more detail.

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Topics: Banking, Non-specific to a Challenge / Theme, Insurance, Announcements, Non-specific to a Function

Transformation and the Future of the Outsourcing Industry

Posted by Chris Gayner on 12/09/16 08:06

Yesterday, Raconteur released the Future of Outsourcing Report, which looks at the trends shaping the outsourcing industry and the rising popularity of using freelancers, nearshoring and bringing customer service back to the UK.

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Topics: Strategy, Innovation, News & media, Retail, Travel & Leisure, Technology, Non-specific to a Function, Profit

Former Marketing Director at Proxima Group joins as Marketing Director of Genfour

Posted by James Hall on 04/08/16 07:09

Chris Gayner appointed as Marketing Director to support company growth

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Topics: People, Announcements, Non-specific to a Sector, Non-specific to a Function

Global Robotic Workforce Report Reveals Positive Outlook Towards Automation

Posted by Chris Gayner on 02/08/16 09:52

Genfour’s first Robotic Workforce Research compiled the results of a global survey of business to establish the sentiment surrounding robotics and the journey towards the automated workplace. So, what were the findings?

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Topics: Strategy, Innovation, Change, People, Perspectives, Technology, Non-specific to a Sector, Non-specific to a Function, Profit

Over half of global business leaders embrace robots, and 94% open to a robotic future

Posted by James Hall on 26/07/16 08:55

- Robotic Workforce Research reveals one third of businesses believe the speed of change will be fast, and have imminent plans to automate

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Topics: Strategy, Innovation, Change, Perspectives, Technology, Non-specific to a Sector, Non-specific to a Function, Profit, Growth

James Hall Shares his Robotic Process Automation Checklist with CIO Review

Posted by Chris Gayner on 22/07/16 07:40

With the workplace becoming increasingly automated, many CIOs have concerns about implementing Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Where will the robots live? Will automation be a threat, or an opportunity?

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Topics: Strategy, Innovation, News & media, Technology, Non-specific to a Sector, Non-specific to a Function

Forrester and the Cognitive Tipping Point

Posted by James Hall on 01/07/16 05:32

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.

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Topics: Strategy, Innovation, Perspectives, Technology, Non-specific to a Sector, Non-specific to a Function

Management and the Machine: Staying one step ahead

Posted by James Hall on 22/06/16 04:46

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.

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Topics: Strategy, Innovation, People, Perspectives, Technology, Non-specific to a Sector, Non-specific to a Function

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