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Retail's Cost Dilemma - Replacing All That Free Customer Labor

by Robert Hetu  |  January 11, 2018

If you don't think robotic process automation (RPA) and intelligent automation services (IAS) are going to impact retail labor consider this, as digital commerce grows so does the need to...

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What is the future of the retail store associate?

by Robert Hetu  |  November 29, 2017

A new headline drew attention today: "Automation could destroy as many as 73 million U.S. jobs by 2030, but economic growth, rising productivity and other forces could more than offset the losses according...

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Hype Cycle for Consumer Goods 2016

by Robert Hetu  |  July 15, 2016

Consumer goods manufacturers continue to favor technology investments facilitating competitive differentiation. CIOs and IT leaders can use this Hype Cycle to evaluate opportunities, educate their organizations, and guide their planning...

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Free Robot Lawyer Advances Digital Justice

by Robert Hetu  |  June 29, 2016

An article on Business Insider highlights a free bot by British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, who launched a beta version of the ticket busting bot in London in September. In...

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