In some cases, digital workers are even introduced as part of a broader effort to improve employee happiness and engagement. According to our research , 87% of knowledge workers are comfortable with re-skilling in order to work alongside a digital workforce. This was the case with New York Life Insurance, which turned to RPA to automate manual tasks and free up workers’ time to focus on relationship building. The company reengineered and automated several processes driven by the finance and accounting teams, and employees fully embraced their new digital colleagues as part of their teams. Each digital worker was even given a name—Jasmine, Clark, and Valerie, to name a few—and a manager to ensure a smooth integration into the company structure. That small step has helped employees think of them as members of their team, and the productivity increase and ability to build stronger customer relationships has made work more rewarding. … [Read more...] about Robots are not the job killers we all feared
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"Mutual fund products mainly through systematic investment plans (SIP) route should be available to investors along with other financial products like insurance and loans. This will help benefit all the parties concerned and create financial discipline in low income households," FIA Global CEO Seema Prem said. … [Read more...] about SEBI should allow bundling of MF with loans, other financial products: Industry body
Breaking the black box open The redesigned release assessment was part of an enormous research process that looks at over 1.5 million arrest records, according to Fox. So how does it work? The tool uses an individual’s past data like years since last bench warrant, felony convictions, and connection to community, to evaluate a scored questionnaire. The higher the score, the stronger the recommendation for release on recognizance. This updated release assessment “provide[s] judges and attorneys with impartial data so they can make more informed decisions,” and “a more fair and accurate pretrial decision making aid,” according to Hyperakt and CJA respectively. Overall, the assessment recommends that over 85% individuals be released on recognizance while they await their court date, says Fox. The other 15% fall into release recommendation categories which may require pretrial conditions, like supervised release. It doesn’t necessarily mean that other … [Read more...] about The justice system is a black box. Can this redesign make it more transparent?