Category Archives: Innovation

Blockchain: Chain Reaction

More than 500 years ago a new accounting technique was discovered, transforming how merchants, entrepreneurs and their investors keep track of every penny they receive or spend. This technique was viewed as an intellectual breakthrough and became known as double-entry … Continue reading

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Disruptive Change

Excited to be working with a leading global investment organisation to accelerate  #disruptive change and next generation #digital engagement models.               IAN ALDERTON Email : ian@IanAlderton.com Tel: +44 (0) 7702 777770

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Improve Operational Efficiency with Robotic Process Automation

Software robotics has received significant attention in the last 12 months with the popular press speculating that we are now entering a 2nd Machine Age. While Robotic Process Automation #RPA can trace its heritage back to data centre automation, the … Continue reading

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Cost Benefits of RPA

RPA offers significant cost benefits ($5,400) when compared to a standard back office resource in the US, UK and Australia (averaging $43,880). A fully loaded RPA software robot is equivalent to 11-14% of a full time equivalent person. This compares to 75% of … Continue reading

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Adding Value Through Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

A successful keynote presentation on Adding Value Through Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at a leading Finance conference in Stockholm. In addition to showcasing my industry insight and expertise to drive operational efficiency improvements, I demonstrated how to create a software robotic process (RPA) live on stage. Pictured … Continue reading

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Getting ready to share my industry knowledge, speaking on Robotic Process Automation #RPA at leading #finance conference in Stockholm.

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Three Trends That Will Shake Up The Insurance Sector

The insurance sector can trace is heritage over hundreds of years with the first known insurance contracts being recorded in Italy in 1347. Fast forward to 2017 and with Lloyds underwriters still grappling their trademark slipcases, the flimsy leather sheaths … Continue reading

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Fintech Collaboration – A story of David and Goliath

The partnership between fintechs and banks has often been told as a story of David and Goliath, a relationship that has been contentious at best and adversarial at worst. Many industry observers predicted that the progressive culture and technology superiority of fintechs would … Continue reading

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Banking As A Utility Changes Everything

In today’s highly competitive landscape, banks are facing an ever demanding challenge from an increasing cost base and declining revenues, coupled with rising compliance costs and capital requirements. At the same time, increasing customer demands, internal pressures to identify new … Continue reading

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The Rise of The Digirati – A new form of Digital Maturity

In a world where the pace of change is accelerating, a recent report from Cap Gemini ( http://bit.ly/R7VQBv ), identified the creation of a new class of digital organisation, the “Digirati” that are leading the new digital economy. Digirati organisations were … Continue reading

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