The Automation of Human Resources

Despite its name, Human Resources is primed for automation. Hiring, onboarding, benefits and even exit procedures can benefit from Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Cognitive Process Automation integrations.

Advancements in automation technology are made every week. Roots Automation analyzes the automation of the Human Resources industry in particular, where Bots are most impactful, and which processes are best left to the humans.

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No, RPA Won’t Replace Phil in Accounting.

Automation is designed to streamline processes, not replace entire jobs. Yet, the number one question asked of any RPA vendor or automation company is, "Will robots take my job?"

How to Best Prepare Your Human Employees for Automation

Whether your workforce is excited to have digital teammates or hesitant to begin the digital automation transformation, here are tips for how to manage the change.

Cognitive Solutions in Business Efficiency and Performance

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Automation, and Cognitive AI are buzzwords that business leaders cannot afford to ignore. In today's digital era, enterprises must draw out a crystal

Your RPA isn’t in the cloud? Here’s why it should be

In our pre-COVID world, business has changed and is continuing to change drastically and nearly too quickly to keep up with. What was initially supposed to be a few-week period to “flatten the curve”

The importance of standardization in the age of RPA

How many times have you sat down to explain a process or task to someone you’re delegating to, only to have to come up with and break down that process in real time during the conversation? Especially

Mergers & Acquisitions – the perfect environment for automation

We’re firm believers that automation can improve most data-heavy and laborious processes. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) may not be the first process you think of when considering a digital transform

Three Reasons Why Now is the Time to Upskill

A Gallup survey from 2016 outlines that 59% of millennials, 44% of Gen Xers and 41% of baby boomers believe opportunities to learn and grow in the workplace are extremely important. In this article w

AI bias – keeping bias out of the bots

IBM cite that there are 180 possible human biases. Each one of these will play a part in how and why we make certain decisions. We know that humans are integral to the creating, training and

Human roles in the ‘Future of Work’

The World Economic Forum predicts that almost 75 million jobs that humans currently carry out will be replaced with AI by 2022. However, 133 million will be created as a result of increased AI and aut

Could automation protect company culture and productivity?

In this article we consider how working from home could affect businesses and individuals, we will go on to highlight how automation technology, such as RPA (Robotic Process Automation), can provide n

The future of work will always need humans

Robots ‘coming to take our jobs’ has been a hot topic for many years. Automation is becoming more common in the workplace and bots are completing tasks that, previously, humans were doing manually. Ho

Making the most of working from home – lessons learnt from Hurricane Sandy

Almost every aspect of our lives has been affected in some way by the Coronavirus pandemic and our working life is no exception. Those of us with office jobs will undoubtedly have had to set up a spac

Balancing Employee Engagement and Digital Disruption with RPA

The search for efficiency in business is never-ending. Arguably, it shouldn’t end; efficiencies make more opportunity, create more wealth, and offer more value to the world. Unfortunately, though, the