What Are The Most Likely Industry 4.0 Trends of 2019?

During 2018 the news was awash with stories of Industry 4.0 trends. So what can we expect in 2019? Well, I imagine probably more of the same, if truth be told. IoT, 5G, Digitalisation, Smart & Wearable Tech, RPA and Robotics are all likely to claim vast amounts of column space throughout 2019. IoT The

Automation in Finance: Preparing for the Future of Back Office Functions – Full Document Download

  Throughout November and December, I published a series of 6 articles looking at preparing for the future of back office functions through automation in finance. Starting with 9 bullet points on how to best prepare for automation in finance, working through understanding your current processes, who to involve and how to involve them, and

Automation in Finance – Preparing for the Future of Back Office Functions: Part 6

Read Part 5 Adhere to your project plans. When project start to drift there can be a tendency to adjust your plans accordingly, normally this is done in an effort to ensure that delivery of the project looks like it has been achieved. By reducing the overall size of a project, timescales should be less

Automation in Finance – Preparing for the Future of Back Office Functions: Part 5

Read Part 4 Ensure communication to the wider business. So at this stage you will have your team of experts in place, IT will have been involved. You should have completed your research and have an idea of what you can and cannot achieve using technology. Supporting this you will likely have started building your

Automation in Finance – Preparing for the Future of Back Office Functions: Part 4

Read Part 3 Involve your IT team. Yes, even if your corporate direction is to move to cloud based technologies, your internal IT team will still be vital in this project. It is almost certain that, during your research, you will come across technology that simply doesn’t make sense to you. Now, if you have

Automation in Finance – Preparing for the Future of Back Office Functions: Part 3

Read Part 2 Research, research, research. Over the last 5 to 10 years, organisations have really started to understand that their own research can be vital to the long term success of am automation project. In fact, it is widely suggested that more than half of the information that is used during the decision making