Recently a friend shared with a software company he had come across that he thought was changing the way we were being productive in the workplace. The company is called RoboWorx Inc. and they are incorporating a system using bots. Yes, that’s right, little robots that are not only changing the way we are working, but also simple tasks that keep us staring at our computer day after day and wishing we could do something else. You may wonder how they do this?
By using what’s called RPA or Robotic Process Automation, it allows anyone to configure computer software to emulate and integrate the actions we use within our digital systems. The RPA robot will utilize the user interface to capture data and then manipulates these applications just like we do. They trigger responses and communicate with other systems to perform these repetitive tasks that many of us don’t like to do. An RPA software robot does not sleep, costs a lot more money than hiring an employee and makes zero mistakes! It almost seems too good to be true!
RoboWorx is not only helping to change our day to day operations but also various departments within the company such as our Human Resources. According to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends study, almost half of HR global shared services executives believe that RPA will help deliver 10 to 2 percent savings to their businesses. Generation Z popular the workforce in greater numbers and the employee experience is becoming even more critical. These next generations are growing up with increased access to technology making it available in simpler and easier in their lives which means that as the employee experience is changing, the business needs to adapt as well. Some of the HR processes that the robots can execute are resume filtering, new hire offer letters, new hire on-boarding, benefits administration, change of address, time and attendance and much more.
How will these robots help impact HR? Any organization that is ready to deploy an RPA solution will need to involve their HR early within the process of installation. The role of HR is critical to ensure the success of the automation. One of the very first priorities that HR will be is staff communication. The employees need to understand why the organization is making this change and what the direct impact will be on them and their daily tasks. Setting the right tone and expectations about how these robots are there to enhance their productivity and not ‘replace’ their job will be key to successfully use this program.
As the RPA solution is deployed, the roles of the existing employees will evolve and change. The hiring managers will find that they will have more time to focus on their ‘wish’ list projects and can rely on HR to help them define objectives, re-shape job description, evolve organizational structures and plan for the future growth of the company. Also, the employees will probably need new skill trainings as they move onto higher level roles within the business. The RPA and HR professionals will have to incorporate a digital workforce into the HR mix and re-think their management and talent.
There is also much support when it comes to implementing RoboWorx within the company. RPA can automate repetitive HR tasks such as training, employee data management, time and attendance and more which frees up the employee to do other work. The bots can also copy and paste to and from virtually any technology system ranging from simple spreadsheet processes to more complex payroll systems. Some even believe having the automation the HR professionals can reclaim up to 40% of their time!
By using this program within your Human Resources department as well as your company, 98% of IT leaders say that automating process is essential to driving your business benefits. You can empower your employees to automate which enables them to focus more on meaningful work and better serve the customers. With RPA being capable of performing a list of more than 600 actions you’re bound to check things off your to do list faster too!
So what are you waiting for? Start changing your workplace to be the best it can be by using RoboWorx Inc. The team is friendly, helpful and can help answer any questions or concerns you have along the way. They are truly there to help set up a customized plan for you and your business to thrive and want to see you and the employees succeed, be the best they can and transform your work experience.