6 Strategies to Successfully Pilot a Robotic Process Automation Project

If you’re thinking about automating some of your business processes, you’re likely looking for two outcomes – lowering operating cost and improving your customer and employee experiences. Sometimes it’s just not possible to do a complete digital process transformation. You may not have the time, resources, or budget for that kind of project, but you still may need […]

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Successful Contract Management Run by Robots

There are contracts for just about everything–your house, your car, your job.  But what happens when a contract is lost or forgotten? Or, when one party chooses to not honor the contract? Risks ensue. Parties become unsatisfied. And it can get very litigious. In the business world, effective management of, and compliance with contracts is critical to the viability […]

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Intelligent Automation—Predictions Watch

Everybody loves predictions. Forbes published its educated guesses on politics, mergers, and even self-driving cars (thanks to a venture called Robot Taxi).  How about Gartner’s 2016 predictions for a digital world? Visions of smart machines, robo-bosses, and digital assistants make it seem like we will be working with Wall-E in 2020. Really? The best way to predict the future At Xerox PARC in 1971, Alan Kay […]

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A Primer on Robotic Process Automation

Have you envisioned a future working with robots? The first thing that may come to mind is a world with your favorite sci-fi robot…Optimus Prime, C-3PO or Cyberdyne Systems Model 101 (Terminator). Their leadership, unrelenting drive and ability to do the humanly impossible is surreal. But, working in a world with robotics doesn’t have to be a dream. Today, many organizations are using robotics […]

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Predictions (and Some Provocations) for 2016

It feels weird wishing people Happy New Year halfway through January. But let me weigh in anyway with nine predictions for the 50 remaining weeks of 2016. The winning Powerball numbers to the largest jackpot in history will be … Wait … It really is too late for that one.  I was totally going to pick those numbers, too. […]

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Pandora’s Gift: Hope, Fear and the Future of Work

What is the future of work? We attended a local soiree. Perhaps it will sound familiar. The scrum of children was playing happily (out of earshot). One table was laden with food and sweets, while another was groaning with wine and rum. Clutches of people would form to meet and talk, and then dissolve and […]

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Out-Smarted: How Robotic Process Automation Unlocks Value

Is Robotic Process Automation really in our future? One day this blog could be written by a robot—and the day may not be far away. Language makes us human. It’s the vehicle for conveying information, communicating perspectives, dictating policy and creating poetry. We consider it exclusively our own domain. Could our ability to communicate one […]

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