Analytics in Global Workforce

Being smart with robotics

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By James Hobley, Consultant, Deloitte

In August last year, one of our clients approached us to ask if we knew anything about robotics – or more specifically, robotic process automation (RPA) – and how it might apply to mobility. For those new to this area, RPA is the use of software to replace the need for humans to perform repetitive rules-based tasks; tasks that we in mobility will know all too well - think annual COLA reviews, compensation manipulation, package updates, etc. It is a self-evident ‘slam dunk’ for mobility practices. Other than having time-intensive tasks completed in a fast and accurate automated fashion, you can also free up advisor time to focus on more consultative work.

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Posted on 16/07/2019 | 0 Comments

Blockchain 101 – Why is this relevant for Global Mobility?

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By Vladimir Trpkovski, Associate Director, Deloitte 

Even though the ‘Blockchain’ concept has been around for a while, it really only made big news fairly recently; entering the mainstream psyche thanks to Bitcoin and its incredible media-frenzied surge over the last 12 months. It is however important to acknowledge that Bitcoin and Blockchain are not the same thing. Blockchain is the technology concept on which a cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin is based, or in other words, Bitcoin is just one use case for Blockchain technology.

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Posted on 04/03/2018 | 0 Comments

Business travel musings – Sweden, Switzerland and steam!

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By Danny Taggart, Director, Deloitte

"So, you're off to Switzerland too now then?  Alright for some!  I'm into my second hour of ironing here". So went the late telephone conversation with my wife, as I sat in my hotel room in Stockholm.

On the evening of my first day in Sweden I had received a call from a colleague asking if I could step in at a meeting in Zurich.  It meant re-routing from Sweden to Switzerland the following day and adding a day to my overall trip.  

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Posted on 02/03/2018 | 0 Comments