Monthly Archive: September 2017

How to Make Use of the Gig Economy while Avoiding Worker Misclassification

At Mila, we spend a lot of time talking about the advantages of the gig economy. And operating in this new space can certainly have its advantages—lower overhead and quicker response times are chief among them—but it’s not all roses and lollipops. As on-demand companies from Uber to Airbnb have learned in courthouses around the world, there’s often a price to pay for being a …

Why Robots Won’t Take Tech Service Jobs

In 2016, an AI named AlphaGo succeeded at something most people thought impossible: it beat a human at Go, the traditional Chinese board game known for its hugely complex strategies. Lee Sedol, renowned Go player, predicted lost four out of five matches with the intelligent machine—after predicting he would win all five. In some ways, this was a matter of time: almost exactly 20 years …

Mila App As a Tool for Customer Acquisition and Rebookings

This February, the new Mila App was launched. With the integrated Mila Bot and immediate service features, customers can use the automated Mila Bot assistant to schedule an appointment with a Mila tech at a time of their choosing, or alternatively,  request urgent support services within an hour. For the ICT service providers, the app provides a useful tool for planning and managing service orders. …