Automation

  • Automate Drudgery
    Automate Drudgery
    By Kirsten Gibbs on August 10, 2020
    But make sure you never let it hide the human.
  • Labour
    Labour
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 22, 2020
    Manual doesn't automatically mean automatable.
  • Witch-hunts
    Witch-hunts
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 5, 2020
    They don't happen any more. Do they?
  • My workflow problem
    My workflow problem
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 3, 2020
    Right now, more pins is not what we need.
  • Process: complicated or complex?
    Process: complicated or complex?
    By Kirsten Gibbs on May 27, 2020
    I know which is more fun.
  • Process vs People
    Process vs People
    By Kirsten Gibbs on April 16, 2020
    What could your people be doing if they weren't reinventing the wheel?
  • Self checkouts are great for social distancing
    Self checkouts are great for social distancing
    By Kirsten Gibbs on April 9, 2020
    ..but I'm not a convert yet
  • How to quickly capture a business process/procedure/work instruction
    How to quickly capture a business process/procedure/work instruction
    By Kirsten Gibbs on March 25, 2020
    Making tacit knowledge explicit
  • The irony of automation
    The irony of automation
    By Kirsten Gibbs on November 28, 2019
    Is that it needs people to make it work.
  • Good Design makes a product understandable
    Good Design makes a product understandable
    By Kirsten Gibbs on September 2, 2019
    Preventing tiny but all too frequent source of wasted energy and frustration.
  • Brave New Worlds
    Brave New Worlds
    By Kirsten Gibbs on August 28, 2019
    Automating drudgery.
  • Sawubona
    Sawubona
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 1, 2019
    You can't be seen until you learn to see.
  • Questions
    Questions
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 28, 2019
    People are asking big questions about accountancy.  Good.
  • Learned carelessness
    Learned carelessness
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 24, 2019
    We've all been there - somewhere 'the satnav took us'.
  • Rocks in the road
    Rocks in the road
    By Kirsten Gibbs on April 26, 2019
    If I was an accountant, now that the first part of MTD is out of the way, I’d be asking myself:
  • Wasted effort
    Wasted effort
    By Kirsten Gibbs on April 17, 2019
  • Leverage
    Leverage
    By Kirsten Gibbs on March 28, 2019
  • Self Checkout
    Self Checkout
    By Kirsten Gibbs on January 3, 2019
  • Automating computers
    Automating computers
    By Kirsten Gibbs on January 2, 2019