Tag Archives: RPA

No Need For Fear: Social Robotics And AI Can Create New Business Opportunities

Last year I read a fascinating book called “The End of Nice” by Richard Newton. The book explores how robotics and service automation are changing the society we live in and particularly how this will affect employment as we know … Continue reading

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We Are The Robots: The Automation of Services

I heard a podcast the other day from the London School of Economics (LSE) public lecture series. It featured Professor Leslie Willcocks of the LSE and Professor Mary Lacity of the University of Missouri, St Louis talking about their new … Continue reading

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Bots need to get emotional before they really make a difference to customer experience

There has been a lot of press about the potential of chat bots to revolutionise the customer experience. I am an advocate but see the obvious challenge in that, as things stand today, bots will only be as good as … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond the Customer Experience

Have we moved beyond the term CX to describe Customer Experience? I’m starting to think that 2016 is surely the last year when we can keep on talking credibly about CX without acknowledging how the interaction between brand and customer … Continue reading

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Robots Are Coming To A Retailer Near You

This post is by Liz Parry, Strategic Account Director at Teleperformance UK.  New research by the consulting experts Deloitte suggests that an enormous chunk of the UK workforce will be automated by 2036 – including over 2 million retail workers. … Continue reading

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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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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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