Changing the world with automation

Written by Jordan McMahon in Changing the world with automation on July 29, 2016

In a recent Future of Work Organization podcast, one question that futurist Jacob Morgan asked struck me: How is RPA empowering people?

Robotic process automation—and particularly the cognitive variety—is touted as being a way to “free” people to do higher value work. With a machine doing the repetitive, more mundane jobs, it’s clear that humans have capacity to do more. But what?

Bots can enable employee empowerment if we understand a few concepts:

Written by Jordan McMahon in Changing the world with automation on February 10, 2016

 

Cognitive technology like IBM Watson and robotic process automation technology have been largely separate. After all, they're meant to perform different jobs for different situations. But what happens when you combine the two, bringing together the cutting-edge capabilities of cognitive and the practical, powerful abilities of RPA? The video above invites you to jump on our virtual elevator and see why we decided to devlop an enterprise solution that gives the best of both worlds. 

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Written by Jordan McMahon in Changing the world with automation on March 30, 2015

Jobs of the futureMany of today’s jobs won’t be here tomorrow.  In fact, they’ll disappear to the tune of over 100 million by 2025, according to McKinsey reports.

It’s an alarming statistic. And, like many of you, I find myself unsettled. In light of information like that, I can’t help but wonder: What will the jobs of the future be like? What will we be doing? What will our kids be doing? But before we think forward, think backward.

Written by Jordan McMahon in Changing the world with automation on January 29, 2015

Recently, an article on LinkedIn posited what the jobs of the future might look like after many of today’s jobs are automated (to the tune of 100M by the year 2025, according to McKinsey).

Automation Anywhere CEO Mihir Shukla saw new jobs emerging in three areas:

Written by Jordan McMahon in Changing the world with automation on November 12, 2014

Gallery of disruptive technologiesThe McKinsey Global Institute has spoken: ranked number two on their gallery of disruptive technologies, automation of knowledge work is predicted to drastically change business operations in the next decade.

Written by Mihir Shukla in Changing the world with automation on September 15, 2014

The media today has issued an indirect challenge: imagine the world around you completely automated, or perhaps, run by robots.