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AI + E(mpathy)

21 October 2020<> Written by Razor

Razor’s CEO Jamie Hinton spoke at the AI and Leaders summit as part of the AI Tech North Innovation Exchange, centered around sharing challenges and solutions to AI adoption in business.

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The power of asking how instead of why

20 August 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

Ever noticed how once you start asking ‘how’ instead of ‘why’ you get to the root of the matter and the blame and excuses disappear? As soon as we hear ‘why’, deep-seated synapses in our brains get to work and we are on guard.

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AI is no match for human kindness, but it can certainly bring it to life

20 August 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

The debate around the future of artificial intelligence and what it means for humanity is very much alive. It probably has been since 1927, the year Metropolis was released. If you haven’t seen it, the film stars a humanoid robot intent on world domination and human slavery. As you can imagine the robot doesn’t go down too well, and so began our difficult and ever-evolving relationship with AI.

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Sheffield is the challenger city of the North, just take a look at our tech scene

20 August 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

Sheffield is built on seven hills, up for a steep challenge? It may well be the place for you. Our tech and digital community has been moving mountains for years and we’re not even close to peaking.

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The only way Track & Trace will survive is by winning over hearts & minds

30 June 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

There has been a lot written on the technical and security implications of the UK’s answer to a Covid-19 Track & Trace app. But are the creators missing the most important element of any development? If you’re not sure what it is, it’s most definitely human adoption.

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How do you on-board and welcome new teammates via a screen?

15 April 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

Reimagining the process of hiring & virtual onboarding: how do you recruit when you've never shaken hands with the talent?

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A demo of Cosmo bot in action
The MoM of all Apps

How Razor took a failed idea with potential and turned it into a reality, making Market of Mums the ultimate social selling platform for parents to buy and sell their children’s unwanted clothes and toys.

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Guaranteeing the success of your next digital project

How exactly do you guarantee the success of your next digital project? The answer to this question is simpler than you might expect: you start with Discovery.

12th July 2019
What every CEO needs to know about Digital Transformation

In this paper we explore the right approach to digital transformation and expose the pitfalls.