Productivity Now

Insight at the intersection of automation, productivity, and technology.

The Power of Robotic Process Automation for Human Resources

Human resources is an industry that’s ripe for leveraging automation on a daily basis. Automation is perfect for processes that involve primarily manual like data entry, doing a single process over and over, and responsibilities in which the same buttons are clicked repeatedly. Think of all the data that Human Resource Management professionals must manage:

  • Current Employees
  • Past Employees
  • Applicants
  • New Hires
  • […]

September 19th, 2017|Robotic Process Automation|

The 3 Biggest Problems with VBA Scripts

The 3 Biggest Problems with VBA Scripts

We all have something we want to automate at work. This could be a mind-numbing Excel task, a manual process involving moving content from one place to another, or something else entirely. If you’re a programmer, that might be where VBA scripts and macros come in. Unfortunately, we’re not all programmers. Unless you are a VBA programmer – and a good one at that – chances are you struggle to make good use of VBA scripts and other macros to automate routine tasks. Below we’ve listed three reasons why VBA isn’t the best solution for most of us, and one great alternative.


September 5th, 2017|Tips & tricks|