Tag: Work Automation
June 26, 2018Robotic Process Automation: Why It Can't Replace Humans

robotic_process_automation_bankingIn the past few years, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has really gained a name for itself in the automation field. Many see RPA as a technology that will eliminate human resources and replace them with less costly robots. If this were the case, it would...

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February 22, 2018Why One Design System to Rule Them All Isn't Enough

design-systems-user-interfaceIn our previous blog, "Design Systems: Scaling Great Design for Today and Tomorrow," we focused on the rationale and elements of a design system in general, explaining how it scales design work and orchestrates design decisions across applications. The point of a design system is to...

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November 13, 2017Why Swiss Re's Double Down Approach Increased Knowledge Worker Productivity

swiss_re_knowdge_workerIn 1959, Peter Drucker came up with the term “knowledge worker” to describe a worker who acquires, manipulates, interprets, and applies information to dynamic contexts. During the age of mass production, knowledge workers were the exception, but today they’re at the core of many organizations—particularly those...

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October 12, 2017Going Beyond BPM: Case Management for Modern Workflows

This is an excerpt of our whitepaper, Adaptive Case Management: Managing Emerging Processes with Appway’s Case Engine. Adaptice Case Management in the Process SpectrumAppway Platform combines the complementary concepts of BPM and ACM to provide software support for any combination of structured processes and emerging...

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August 16, 2017How Regulations are Transforming Digital Banking... for the Better

!Now that the Federal Council of Switzerland revised the Ordinance on the Electronic Signature, contracts signed digitally in Switzerland will have equal status as those with handwritten signatures starting in 2017. The new law takes into account increasing digitalization in the financial services industry and banks...

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July 07, 2017The Client Journey: Pain Points and Segmentation

road-mountainsWhile “client experience” is an everyday industry term these days, this wasn’t always the case. When WealthBriefing published a research report on client experience in 2014, the term had plenty of firms scratching their heads. Today, many financial institutions have senior executives or whole departments dedicated...

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December 14, 2016Happy holidays from all of us at Appway!

!We had a lot of major changes in 2016, from opening up a new office in London to launching major events around the globe. We are grateful to be part of a supportive community of thinkers and innovators and look forward to strengthening these relationships in...

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November 17, 2016Is Standardization the Key to Advisor Empowerment?

!Even though some fear digitalization will lead to disintermediation, the advisor still remains center stage. Through their broad digitalization initiatives––the role and capabilities of the advisor are being enhanced. Many advisors, however, are weighed down with multiple and often unconnected systems, creating chaos and inefficiencies. Wealth...

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October 07, 20163 Reasons to Empower Your Relationship Managers

!Empowering your relationship managers (RM) is essential for future growth. This can be achieved by implementing a cohesive digitalization strategy that helps to streamline administrative tasks, improve client-advisor collaboration, and provide a better customer experience. By adopting such an approach, companies can build trust and enhance...

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September 29, 2016OK Computer! Will Work Automation Replace Us?

!Work automation can be scary. A few weeks back, I spent a summer evening with some friends and the conversation turned to our jobs. From there, it quickly veered towards the effects work automation is having on society, and how computers and robots are replacing human...

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