Software ‘robots’ cut outsourcing costs and boost profit


Robotic process automation is already transforming aspects of outsourcing, enhancing efficiency, cutting labour costs and boosting profits, while freeing workers from boring, repetitive tasks

Firms must embrace AI or risk being left behind

Robot lawyers or artificially intelligent software offer law firms an opportunity to enhance and expand their practice while allowing the legal experts to concentrate on their core business

Rise of the machines

Activists are trying to convince the international community to pre-emptively ban weapons systems that can pick and strike targets without meaningful human control

Robots, Virtual Reality and wearable tech set to enter the workplace

A major influence on where and how we work, emerging technology is set to transform the workplace and the lives of workers

10 ways cloud is going back to the future

While businesses around the world come to grips with the impact the cloud will have on their future, it is enlightening to examine how cloud computing has already made many ideas from our favourite books and films a daily reality

Learning to live with robots

Artificial intelligence is opening up a new era in which robots will help humans at work and in the home – the challenge is to co-exist without major impact on jobs

Role of artificial intelligence in law

Time for technology to take over

Robots are unlikely to replace lawyers in court, but they can prepare papers for hearings

How far will automation go?

Machine production line

Could the evolution of automation result in the total removal of humans from the equation? Raconteur offers some comfort for creative minds