Article

Disrupt : Deliver - Automation

People naturally look to innovate to reduce their workload or gain an edge over the competition, whether it be the invention of the water mills to grind grain, using steam power in manufacturing, or adopting hydraulic systems to make heavy lifting easier. These are all forms of the most basic type of automation: mechanisation.

January 2016

The invention of electricity, and connectivity has facilitated the introduction of automation, whereby more complex tasks can be completed without human intervention. The ‘robots’ that complete these tasks can manifest physically or as software, but both rely on some form of artificial intelligence programmed in to their systems to enable them to carry out their function.

Read our brief to find out about the many faces of automation and why it’s important for all C-suite stakeholders to have a sound understanding of automation and related technologies. 

“Our business revolves around giving our customers the measurable, lasting results they’ve come to expect from us. Automation has emerged as another way to effectively deliver those results in an evolving workplace.”


Graeme Knopf, Partner

Did you find this useful?

Related topics