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Digital transformation has risen to the top of every corporate agenda. As a leader in your organization, you understand that you no longer have 3 to 5 years to take that journey. You need to transform now!  
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On this podcast, you'll hear from leading experts and thought leaders who have walked the road to transformation and have stories, advice, and best practices to share. At the center of these stories, you'll hear about the power of intelligent automation - the combination of robotic process automation (RPA) and best-of-breed artificial intelligence (AI) skills - to accelerate transformation.  
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If you're ready to reimagine work and accelerate your enterprise digital transformation, you've come to the right place. We're here to help you... Transform Now.  
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To note: This podcast was formerly known as Generation Digital Workforce. You can still expect to hear the same great content, just with a new name. 

Transform NOW Blue Prism

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    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

Digital transformation has risen to the top of every corporate agenda. As a leader in your organization, you understand that you no longer have 3 to 5 years to take that journey. You need to transform now!  
... 
On this podcast, you'll hear from leading experts and thought leaders who have walked the road to transformation and have stories, advice, and best practices to share. At the center of these stories, you'll hear about the power of intelligent automation - the combination of robotic process automation (RPA) and best-of-breed artificial intelligence (AI) skills - to accelerate transformation.  
... 
If you're ready to reimagine work and accelerate your enterprise digital transformation, you've come to the right place. We're here to help you... Transform Now.  
--- 
To note: This podcast was formerly known as Generation Digital Workforce. You can still expect to hear the same great content, just with a new name. 

    93. Automation Is Not the End Game of RPA

    93. Automation Is Not the End Game of RPA

    Unlocking the Value of a Digital Labor Source
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    All too often, emerging technology fails to transform an organization because it is not fully understood and/or fully applied. This definitely applies to Robotic Process Automation, as many companies miss the overall value proposition of a digital workforce. On this podcast, Brad Hairston talks with Gary Smith, a sales strategy leader and longtime RPA practitioner at Blue Prism, who sheds light on the core misperception about RPA and how we can correct it.
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    Here’s what we talked with Gary about: 
    * The biggest myth about RPA and why it’s so problematic
    * The shortcomings of human labor that digital labor can mitigate
    * What is keeping most companies from viewing the digital workforce as an alternative labor source
    * How the pandemic changed perceptions about RPA
    * Major challenges/crises companies are facing where digital labor could make a difference
    * How to fully debunk the myth that RPA is all about automation
    * Examples of companies committed to transforming the division of labor within their organizations
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    • 29 min
    92. The Future of Jobs in the Era of AI

    92. The Future of Jobs in the Era of AI

    Preparing Well for the Evolution of Work
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    As the pace of change in the digital economy continues to accelerate, organizations in both the public and private sectors are eagerly trying to assess the impacts of emerging technology on their workforces. BCG recently co-authored a report with Faethm titled "The Future of Jobs in the Era of AI" that offers some interesting projections about what the future may hold. On this podcast, Brad Hairston talks with Miguel Carrasco, Managing Director and Senior Partner at BCG, who explains the report's findings and recommendations.
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    Here’s what we talked with Miguel about: 
    * Key learnings about workforce supply and demand in the years to come
    * The impact of automation and AI impact jobs on both blue collar and white collar jobs
    * New jobs that will surface in the coming years to offset job reductions
    * Where the biggest job shortfalls are projected to be in 2030
    * Where the demand for talent will be most pronounced in 2030
    * What country leaders, companies and individuals can do to prepare well for the evolution of work
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    • 29 min
    91. The Transformative Potential of Automation on Financial Services

    91. The Transformative Potential of Automation on Financial Services

    Building the Future Operating Model for Financial Services
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    In this episode, we discuss the findings from our global financial services survey and what it means for the industry.
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    Here’s what we talked with Jovana and Ian about: 
    * The emerging role of intelligent automation within financial services
    * Changing the banking culture to access the transformative potential of automation
    * Taking an enterprise-wide approach to execution
    * New skills for a new sector
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    • 51 min
    90. Reimagining US Federal Work for the Post-Pandemic World

    90. Reimagining US Federal Work for the Post-Pandemic World

    How to Kickstart Change at the Federal Level
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    As it did with the private sector, the pandemic has raised the level of urgency around many systemic issues within the public sector. McKinsey & Company recently published a white paper to express their observations and recommendations on this topic. On this podcast, Brad Hairston talks with David Ware, a partner at McKinsey and contributor to the white paper, who explains how the federal government can reimagine work and drive significant needed change in the near-term.
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    Here’s what we talked with David about:
    * The biggest federal government issues exposed during the pandemic
    * What areas require the most in the near-term
    * How the federal government should address the remote work topic
    * Where and how major changes in the technical infrastructure of the federal government will occur
    * The potential savings from automation at the federal level
    * Where the government should focus their automation efforts
    * The outlook for real-estate changes across the federal government
    * How leaders can increase the chance of success in reimagining work
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    • 34 min
    89. The Role of HR in Managing Human and Digital Resources

    89. The Role of HR in Managing Human and Digital Resources

    The role of the HR team has always been about "humans" - it's in the title. But as organizations begin adopting a more flexible resourcing pool that includes human and digital workers, how will the HR function adapt to these changes to help accelerate digital transformation in the organization as a whole? Michael Marchuk talked with Blue Prism's Connie Poshala and Phil Ormond about the exciting changes that emphasize the people while exploring the options to extend the resource options to include digital workers. 
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    Here’s what we talked with Connie and Phil about: 
    * What opportunities are driving automation in HR
    * How HR leaders can be guiding executives to greater efficiencies through automation
    * How people become more valuable to the organization as automation increases
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    • 28 min
    88. Embracing Citizen Developers at Emerson

    88. Embracing Citizen Developers at Emerson

    Citizen-Led Automation at its Best
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    In the world of RPA, citizen developers create new business solutions using no-code development and runtime environments sanctioned by corporate IT. Often, these individuals are impassioned business users looking to overcome obstacles or increase efficiencies who are able to build automations without any prior coding experience. On this podcast, Brad Hairston talks with Paul Ferguson, VP Finance Shared Services at Emerson, who explains how the citizen developer model has significantly impacted the adoption and benefits of intelligent automation at his global company.
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    Here’s what we talked with Paul about:
    * The automation journey at Emerson
    * The importance of the citizen developer model to Emerson in RPA
    * How Emerson built momentum around citizen development
    * How Emerson's operating model supports citizen development
    * How to ensure proper governance in a citizen developer model 
    * Keys to success with citizen-led intelligent automation
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    • 23 min

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Exciting topics ahead

The fourth industrial revolution is both scary and exciting, and we need guides to help us navigate what is coming. From the first episode, I can tell that this is going to showcase some phenomenal examples of what a digital workforce will mean for all of us.

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