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Automation Can Make Elusive "Productivity Improvements" A Reality

by Craig Roth  |  March 2, 2017

For years proponents of content and collaboration technology such as portals, content management, search, and office suites used "productivity improvements" as the reason to buy their products. Back in the...

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How Organizations Will Spend the Windfall from Automation

by Craig Roth  |  January 27, 2017

Here is today's math word problem: Ollie's Ostrich Burger has 10 (non-managerial) employees per restaurant. A new robot is introduced that can get the same work done with only 5...

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New Research Defines "Robotic Staff Augmentation"; To Avoid Losing Your Job to Robots, Make Robots Work For You

by Craig Roth  |  January 16, 2017

My document "To Avoid Working for Robots, Make Robots Work for Your Organization" published today, and just in time: 2017 has kicked off with a bang of technological unemployment articles...

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Humans Training Bots

by Craig Roth  |  November 17, 2016

In my previous posting "Humans Masquerading as Smart Machines to Avoid the Stupid Valley" I commented on an article about the process behind the scenes at a smart personal assistant...

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Robotic Staff Augmentation: Hear About it at Symposium Orlando 2016!

by Craig Roth  |  October 14, 2016

I've been amazed at the sheer avalanche of material published on the current or potential impacts of automation on human employment, but surprised how little of it seems actionable for...

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Automation in Healthcare- Part 1

by Anurag Gupta  |  September 15, 2015

(This is a 2 part blog: This is Part 1 of 2) There is significant talk about doomsday, when machines take over a majority of our jobs. Look at the...

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