People

Is the C-Suite drifting out of touch with employees?

By David Poole  •  3 min read

Bridging hierarchies within an organisation has always been a delicate cultural challenge, but now that executive teams have been physically separated from their employees, the disconnect in many cases has been exaggerated.

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Don’t be a casualty in the legal talent war

By David Poole  •  6 min read

In the face of market disruption, meeting the evolving demands of customers is only one half of the battle to stay relevant as a business. The other half is attracting and retaining top legal talent and your technology strategy has a crucial role to play in that.  

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Claims frustrations are rising, faith in insurance is decreasing – how can insurers repair their fractured relationship with the public?

By James Hall  •  5 min read

For an insurer, offering a fundamentally human service can be the difference between easing a customer’s woes and adding to them. 

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Tears, Tissues and Tech: the HR balancing act of managing employee wellbeing and workplace tech

By Joy Poole  •  4 min read

Caught between managing employee wellbeing during a pandemic on the one hand and gatekeeping accelerated tech adoption on the other, it’s safe to say that HR Directors are burning the candle at both ends these days.  

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Is your business making the most of technology? Our survey of the top barriers to investing in automation

By Reports  •  2 min read

New research conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Emergence Partners has found that 46% of UK businesses have been driven to increase their investment in automation as a result of the recent lockdown. Our survey of 500 IT decision makers across the U.S., U.K., France and Germany, represents a clear signal from businesses globally …

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Williams Lea: from incremental to exponential change

By Press Releases  •  2 min read

After losing market share in a rapidly evolving industry, as well as the immediate damage of 40% Covid losses, Williams Lea needed fast and authentic solutions to the structural and mindset issues at the root of innovation stagnation. We delivered a series of Emergence workshops to empower Williams Lea to drive long-term value creation, while …

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A-level algorithm highlights the importance of human-centric AI

By Katie Gibbs  •  < 1 min read

Statistical models often feed on large-scale historical trends and reflect them in data patterns – in this case, the higher performance of typically wealthier schools. New research by UCL’s Institute of Education found that 23% of comprehensive school students were under-predicted by the models compared with just 11% of grammar and private school pupils. The …

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Is hyperautomation just hype without the automation?

By David Poole  •  7 min read

UI Path’s latest seeding round, announced last week, is a serious signal of intent, with CEO Daniel Dines pledging to “bring automation to one billion citizen developers.” The robotic process automation (RPA) market is taking the digital world by storm, with at least one unicorn and a growing number of products, services and addons developing …

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