To accompany the podcast I did on the subject of the disruption by AI and RPA of the outsourcing sector, DLA Piper also recorded a series of short videos, each one covering a particular question posed by Kit Burden. These are now available on the Deloitte Fast50 website
It was three years ago this week when I resigned from my salaried job so that I could pursue a career as an independent AI consultant. Three years is a pretty long time in business and, in my mind, represents a kind of watershed – I’ve gone from ‘taking
The Autumn issue of Intelligent Sourcing Magazine (né Professional Outsourcing) is all about how outsourcing and automation can shape, benefit and impact the career lifecycle of an employee. I was asked to write about the trickiest part of that cycle – the final stage where an employee exits
Much of the talk right now is about how robots (by which everyone really means AI-powered automation software) will eat away at the heart of the workforce – eroding those white-collar, transactional, repetitive jobs that have been the mainstay of the Western service economy for the past 20 years.
I was invited to speak at the annual Transformation Summit of the Purchase To Pay Network, alongside people like Ben Fogle, the TV personality and explorer, and Jim Hemmington, the Procurement Director at the BBC. The video here is a short summary of the whole event.
I am very proud to announce I have been awarded the title of Automation Champion of the Year 2017 by the Global Sourcing Association. The awards were made at a gala dinner at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester on the 11th May. The ceremony brought together more than 250
I was invited by Basware, a P2P software vendor, to talk at their annual conference, BaswareConnect, about the opportunities for RPA and AI in the Finance and Procurement functions and in P2P in particular.
In the Summer edition of Professional Outsourcing Magazine, I wrote about the state of the nation for Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Following on from a survey carried out by Symphony Ventures, we found that the RPA market is developing well, despite the excessive marketing hyperbole it is subjected to.