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WEF 2016: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Later this week the World Economic Forum will meet at Davos in Switzerland for their annual gathering where business leaders and thinkers get together to consider the future – of business and society in general. The theme this year is … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead To The Customer Experience in 2016

So we are now just a couple of weeks from the New Year and so much has changed this year. It never fails to surprise me just how quickly customer expectations of service can develop. As each New Year begins … Continue reading

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Can RPA Really Support BPO?

I have recently written about the development of Robot Process Automation (RPA) as a way that robots are becoming seriously involved in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and what this means for the service industry more generally. My last blog suggested … Continue reading

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Is RPA really a significant threat to Offshore BPO?

I have blogged recently about the ‘rise of the robots’ and the positive benefits associated with this for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). A number of industry commentators have made reference to the impact on offshore BPO as companies look to … Continue reading

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Technology creates more jobs than it destroys

My colleague Simon Dillsworth recently wrote an excellent blog about the growth of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) here. Despite the name, RPA does not imply that services – such as customer service processes – are being overrun with robots that … Continue reading

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We are the Robots: The rise of Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a subject that has just crept up quietly for many people. Most of us are aware that manufacturers have long used ‘robots’ to automate repetitive or dangerous processes, but now the robots are entering the … Continue reading

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Outsourcing 3.0: The Rise of the Machines

I was discussing films with a colleague recently and we started talking about the Terminator genre and how we felt the quality had dipped since the original film was released. The concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine-domination is an … Continue reading

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