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

Process automation empowers the new “learning worker”

If knowledge is just a commodity, then what is the next evolution of the types of workers we need to see (and will see)? The answer is “learning workers.”

An interesting consideration for futurists: the notion espoused by author, Jacob Morgan: Knowledge workers are changing into learning workers.

Since 1968, when acclaimed business expert Peter Drucker introduced the notion of knowledge workers, we have relied […]

February 22nd, 2016|Process automation|

Knowledge Worker Process Automation

Since Peter Drucker’s coining of the term, in his 1957 famous book, Landmarks of Tomorrow: A Report on the New, in contemporary business, those who use or handle information have become known as, “knowledge workers.”

In most organizations, administrative managers lean on a core group—the knowledge workers—to perform most of the business operational functions.

What about those other personnel who are outside the core […]

January 4th, 2016|Process automation|