Outsourcers fear the coming Robot Revolution. Specifically, they are concerned that robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will wipe out traditional outsourcing. The reality is that the technologies behind the Robot Revolution will create the greatest outsourcing opportunity of all time…cloud services.
Blockchain…it is quite possibly one of the most discussed topics but least understood terms on the Internet today. It seems to have heated up overnight but in fact it has been percolating since 2008.
Yesterday’s sci-fi flicks and fantasy films like Star Wars depicted the future with robots, virtual realities and self-driven cars.
An evil cyber force reared its ugly head (yet again) to launch an unprecedented ransomware pandemic in mid-May 2017. The severity of the cyberattack – 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals were impacted in over 150 countries causing billions in financial losses – was a staggering demonstration of the under-preparedness shown by enterprise IT security teams to tackle issues related to cybersecurity.
At the turn of the 21st century, outsourcing was going full blast, moving from obscurity to mainstream. It quickly improved corporate profits and promised long-term benefits through continuous improvement…at least that’s what was supposed to happen. Now, robots are arriving in the workplace. Is it a threat? Or is the “Robot Revolution” our second chance for a golden age of outsourcing?
RPA in Action project, a joint effort between Honda, SIG, PeopleTicker, Denali and Symphony Ventures to provide a participatory and educational RPA experience for SIG Global Summit attendees.
Dawn Tiura Interviews Viet Ho, Chief Procurement Officer at Russell Investments
Dawn Tiura, CEO of SIG interviews John Sculley