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Man vs machine – who schedules staff better?

It’s become one of the more tired tropes in technology, an almost ‘age old’ question in what is still a relatively new field: are artificial intelligence, machine learning and algorithms ‘better’ than the natural intuition found in humans? The debate rages on across the board and, in cases like the Harvard Business Review’s test around hiring practices, sometimes instincts outweigh algorithms. In short, sometimes machines don’t know best.

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Geek Speak: Managing fatigue in your healthcare team's rotas

Managing fatigue in your healthcare team's rotas.   We know that the fatigue of healthcare professionals ...

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Geek Speak: COVID-19 x Fairly distribute reduced hours

Fair hours distribution of team hours when demand has significantly dropped. COVID-19 is causing significant ...

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COVID-19 x Algorithms to reduce infection exposure in the workplace

Using algorithms to reduce infection exposure in the workplace. Here at Rotageek we use algorithms to create ...

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Employee Scheduling: Algorithms vs. Employees

A few thoughts on why algorithms get bad press.   We came across a news article last week (“Here’s What ...

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Geek Speak: Technophobia

The perplexing argument against the rise of digital technology You wake gently to an artificial simulation of ...

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