Intern Innovators: Ja’von Gill

Each summer, Mind Over Machines offers internships to stand-out candidates from throughout the Mid-Atlantic. This year, thanks to a uniquely Baltimore partnership between Baltimore City Schools, YouthWorks, Code in the Schools, Pass I.T. On, and Baltimore Tracks, we hosted our youngest-ever intern. And we’re here to tell you: The kids are way better than alright.…

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New tech exec

New Tech Exec Priority #1: Un-Busy Your Team

The Silver Tsunami and the Great Resignation have spelled serious upheaval for the workforce lately. 2020 saw a major increase in the number of Baby Boomers retiring. Then, in April, almost 4 million people quit their jobs. That’s a 2.7% national quit rate, the highest since the Bureau of Labor Statistics started tracking it. These…

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Automation is Efficiency: No Tech Required

Automation is Efficiency, No Tech Required

We started preaching automation almost two years ago now. In MINDs usual human-centric style, we embarked upon our Automation For All mission with a post titled 5 Things Not to Automate. The advice still holds up. Our automation team has learned a lot from the market over the last couple years. Companies often feel pressure to launch an automation initiative, or they are anxious…

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The WAE to Human Centric Automation

The WAE to Human-Centric Automation

It’s been a whole year, and we’re still in the throes of double disruption: global pandemic and recession. Both forces catapulting us into a brave, new automated world. And now we have the data to prove it. Millions of jobs are gone, and they’re probably not coming back, screams The Washington Post.   Anxious employees and employers alike all want to know, “What is…

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Human Roadmaps

Automation Prep: What is a Human Roadmap?

Just as technology roadmaps are essential for successful digital transformation, human roadmaps are essential for successful automation. Maps tell you where you are, where you’re going, and how to get there. What skills do your people have right now? Which skills will your staff need for the future? Remembering to synchronize your tech & human roadmaps is of the utmost importance

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3 RPA Project Pitfalls to Avoid

Now you’re embarking upon your first robotic process automation (RPA) project. It may be your first rodeo, but you can still learn from other companies’ mistakes. Save yourself (and your tech partner) time, money and frustration by sidestepping these common RPA pitfalls.  

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