In 1999 I was busy trying to start up a business that would exploit an exciting new technology that allowed people and companies to access the internet on handheld devices. (Hands up if you remember WAP?). During that period I went to many networking events such as First Tuesday,
You don’t need me to tell you that two of the biggest technology trends in business right now are Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation (AI and RPA). But if I said to you that they were Intelligent Automation and Cognitive Computing, or Service Delivery Automation and Autonomics, and
There are two opposing views about how software robots and artificial intelligence will impact the world of contact centres. On the one hand there is the pessimists’ view that robots will eventually take over all of our jobs no matter what we do, and on the other
In early December, as Consulting Director of Symphony Ventures, I attended an RPA conference run by the Institute of Robotic Process Automation (IRPA). For an event that was meant to be all about RPA there sure was a lot of talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI). Unfortunately, most of that talk
Today (10th December) I was quoted in a supplement published in The Times newspaper in the UK. I was interviewed by the newspaper to discuss the threat that RPA presents to the traditional Business Process Outsourcing industry. You can read the full article here.
At the invitation of AdviserPlus, an HR outsourcing provider, I presented to an audience of HR Directors on the opportunities for RPA and AI in Human Resources, and the role the HR department has in automating the wider business.
I publish a little weekly-ish newsletter called That Space Cadet Glow. Lovely stuff about science and creativity, including robots, AI, gadgets, art, music and anything else that catches my eye each week. Snippets of juiciness with links to longer reads if you want to know more.