The EY organization and IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced the launch of EY.ai Workforce, an innovative HR solution that helps enable organizations to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into their key HR business processes. This marks a pivotal next step in the collaboration between the companies and a significant milestone in the role of AI increasing productivity within the HR function.
EY.ai Workforce combines AI and automation from IBM watsonx Orchestrate with the EY organization’s domain knowledge in HR transformation to help organizations innovate their HR processes. Organizations can have confidence in EY teams’ understanding of their business processes to plan and deploy a tailored solution to help employees streamline their work with the assistance of AI.
Packaging automations into individual tasks, watsonx Orchestrate guides employees through common processes such as drafting job descriptions and extracting payroll reports. The natural language interface is designed to make it easy for all employees to access these automations, freeing up their time to focus on higher value work.
Andy Baldwin, EY Global Managing Partner – Client Service, says:
“This EY and IBM collaboration couldn’t have come at a better time. The modern workplace is evolving rapidly and there’s a pressing need for streamlined operations. EY.ai Workforce reimagines ways of working by facilitating businesses to make the most of their talent, putting humans at the center of technology to bring about an improved work experience with superior productivity.”
Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D, Senior Vice President, Product Management and Growth, IBM Software says:
“At IBM, we’re focused on creating enterprise solutions that use AI to address specific business use cases. Building on our longstanding collaboration with the EY organization, the launch of EY.ai Workforce will provide clients with targeted intelligent automation solutions that enable them to use the power of AI to unlock productivity and address real business needs and outcomes. This is another strategic step in our alliance with the EY organization.”