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How to Catch Up in the Robotics Revolution

In 1961, workers in the General Motors plant in West Trenton, New Jersey, stood back and watched as a robotic arm lifted pieces of scalding hot metal from a die casting machine—a modest movement that previously posed a very real health and safety risk to the workers. The machine was called Unimate, built seven years […]

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What Is Global Payroll?

Although payroll is one of the more fundamental business needs, our understanding of the function and its implications remains minimal at best. In fact, many business leaders rarely consider payroll beyond the basic requirement of paying employees, failing to realize the strategic value of this core function, which often represents the largest cost center of […]

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CloudPay Product One-Pagers

Whoever said “if I had more time I would have written you a shorter letter” may have been a SaaS copywriter. Attempting to capture the depth of an innovative, comprehensive technology solution and clearly communicate its value to potential customers on a global scale in a concise, easily digestible collateral piece is a true challenge. […]

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Collateral

CloudPay One-Pagers

Whoever said “if I had more time I would have written you a shorter letter” may have been a SaaS copywriter. Attempting to capture the depth of an innovative, comprehensive technology solution and clearly communicate its value to potential customers on a global scale in a concise, easily digestible collateral piece is a true challenge. […]

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5 Ways Automation Is Changing Payroll

Much has been said of late about automation in payroll—frankly, because there’s a lot to say. The increasing adoption of robotic process automation, or RPA, in global payroll technology and solutions has given rise to some of the most dramatic changes this industry has seen since the advent of the cloud. From time and cost savings […]

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Moving Automation Forward

Integrating the latest technologies to enable more output from a reduced footprint. In 2012 a longtime automation customer approached Modular with a challenge: they wanted to increase production output of their primary product by 30% and cut the footprint of the machine in half. Given that the product is highly specialised, with varying properties and […]

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What Is Global Payroll?

Although payroll is one of the more fundamental business needs, our understanding of the function and its implications remains minimal at best. In fact, many business leaders rarely consider payroll beyond the basic requirement of paying employees, failing to realize the strategic value of this core function, which often represents the largest cost center of […]

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A History of Global Payroll Models, Part 1

Technology has a way of injecting a peculiar sense of selective amnesia into culture. For the overwhelming majority of human history, people couldn’t communicate across vast distances. The telephone itself is less than 150 years old. Yet today it’s difficult to imagine not having a phone in your pocket capable of calling anywhere in the […]

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A History of Global Payroll Models, Part 1

Technology has a way of injecting a peculiar sense of selective amnesia into culture. For the overwhelming majority of human history, people couldn’t communicate across vast distances. The telephone itself is less than 150 years old. Yet today it’s difficult to imagine not having a phone in your pocket capable of calling anywhere in the […]

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At Work with Automation: Future-Proofing Your Job

Though automation is not a new topic in payroll circles, it remains as much a point of debate today as when it first began impacting our industry at the start of the millennium. It’s not going away, and more and more payroll professionals are now embracing automated solutions, although not without hesitation. Such a change begs […]