Everything you need to know about… Automation
Business Process Automation

Everything you need to know about… Automation

Automation is simultaneously hailed as a solution to boring daily chores and a destroyer of jobs. In reality, of course, it’s not that simple. Workplace automation faces challenges, but the technology could provide a lot of solutions, and the robot scaremongering isn’t helping anyone.

Here’s everything you need to know.


Automation basics

Office 2021: Why robots won’t end drudgery or steal our jobs

How the automated office of the future may lead to robot colleagues and more baristas but not fewer jobs.


Evil mankind-hating robots are not the same as automation

Why all the scare stories about robots are boring and unhelpful.


The thorny issue of automation across Latin America

Local experts think automation could be a huge opportunity for Latin America, but only if the region is well-prepared.


The c-suite talk business automation

UiPath leads march of the software robots

Accel Partners’ $30m stake in UiPath underscores the rise of robotic process automation in managing routine processes


Michael Saylor: Free education is the solution to automation joblessness  

Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy, talks company-restructure, competitors and why UBI isn’t the answer to a post-automation world.


Preparing for the effects of automation

Can we prepare for the jobs that don’t exist yet?

We take a look at how businesses and individuals can get ready for the jobs of the future


Free money: The answer to a post-automation world?

Humanity may have reached a crossroads. As a whole it is disinterested by work… but terrified of being replaced by robots. We take a good look at the potential in Universal Basic Income.


How to plan business process automation

Three core business questions before you bring in the robots

Pascal Baker of Symphony Ventures discusses what you need to ask before implementing automation technology.


Top Tips: Perfecting your workload automation

Chris Boorman, Chief Marketing Officer at Automic, explains how to perfect your workload automation.


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