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Hybrid digital workforce: The future way of working

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There is huge focus in the business process services (BPS) industry on using robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) to create a hybrid digital workforce to drive increases in productivity and add value, but what does this actually mean on the ground? According to published findings, a third of global jobs may be […]

How to ensure your employees fail in the workplace of the future

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As artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics, and other intelligent technologies transform the workplace, enterprise employees are being told they must become highly adaptable and be committed to learning throughout their careers to ensure their relevance. Likewise, enterprise leaders are advised that success in the fast-moving digital economy relies on their ability to harness the […]

7 dimensions of change in the digital workplace

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Upgrade workplace technology: check. Modernize infrastructure: check. Adjust to new workforce: check. Overcome resistance to new ways of working: check. Adjusting to digital transformation’s impact on the workplace and workers is, well, a lot of work. A lot of change. And it’s essential to understand that workplace transformation will only deliver expected business benefits when […]

“Ethical” AI is a great idea, but is it possible?

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Concerns about “evil” machines have been around about as long as the science fiction genre, but these fears have taken on added urgency in recent years as machines that can think and act have become increasingly commonplace. Yet there are no inherently “evil” machines. Instead, the conclusions drawn (and actions taken) by AI-powered systems and […]

El cambio se está acelerando, ¡pero hay una forma de estar al día!

¿El ritmo del cambio se está acelerando hasta un punto que tu empresa no puede seguir? Sin duda, parece que todos los aspectos de la vida en el hogar y en el trabajo se reinventan, revisan, actualizan y mejoran constantemente. Sólo para mantener el status quo, debes estar atento a las cambiantes demandas de los […]

6 secteurs bousculés par le machine learning

L’apprentissage automatique (ou machine learning) n’est plus une « technologie d’avenir ». Les entreprises allant du secteur minier à l’industrie manufacturière en passant par la médecine utilisent aujourd’hui l’apprentissage automatique pour mieux répondre aux besoin de leurs clients, doper leur R&D, ou transformer leurs modes opératoires. Voici quelques exemples : Activité minière L’intelligence artificielle (IA) et l’apprentissage […]

Tips for building a culture of innovation

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Organizations remain competitive by continually improving performance in business-critical ways. That’s why disruptive technologies such as the internet, wireless networking, mobile devices, and automation are invaluable: They allow enterprises to do something dramatically better than they were doing it before, such as making it easy for consumers to purchase goods and services without visiting a […]

Will the blockchain train ever arrive?

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Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology developed to support bitcoin, will revolutionize how enterprises across multiple industries increase the security, speed, and accuracy of financial and data transactions while reducing costs. Or maybe not. For all the money being spent on blockchain development by organizations and investors — not to mention the blockchain-related jobs boom that […]

L’apprendimento automatico viene attualmente utilizzato in questi settori

L’apprendimento automatico non è più una tecnologia “del futuro”. Le diverse industrie, dal settore minerario a quello manufatturiero, e persino nel campo della medicina, utilizzano oggi il machine learning per servire meglio i clienti, alimentare la ricerca e le innovazioni di prodotto e trasformare le operazioni. Ecco alcuni esempi: Settore minerario L’intelligenza artificiale (IA) e […]

Culture might eat strategy, but UX eats culture

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Whether or not Peter Drucker actually said “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” as is widely attested, it’s regularly proven to be true. Often, a company’s months-in-the-making strategy for boosting productivity is quietly shelved after a few weeks because it just isn’t working out. Those best laid plans might make complete sense, but when subjected to […]