Robotic Process Automation Enters the Limelight

The COVID-19 pandemic has many enterprises exploring ways technology can help them keep their operations going, even when employees can’t be at work. One of the technologies receiving a lot of attention is robotic process automation (RPA). Bernard Marr (@BernardMarr) explains, “Robotic process automation is technology designed to automate business processes that are rules-based, structured, …

Even in Depressed Economic Times, Outlook for Robotic Process Automation is Bright

It’s no secret some businesses are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic has resulted in a double whammy involving both health and economic risks. Yet even in the midst of a deep recession, David Vellante (@dvellante), co-CEO of SiliconANGLE Media, reports, “Robotic process automation solutions remain one of the most attractive investments for business …

Machine Learning is a Stepping Stone to Machine Reasoning

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an oft misunderstood umbrella term. Technologies like machine learning (ML) and cognitive computing come under the AI umbrella, but the terms are not synonymous. Christopher Glode, Chief Digital Officer of WellBiz Brands, notes, “Anywhere you find an executive talking about technology trends, you’ll almost certainly hear ‘AI and ML’ as a …

Trends and Predictions 2020: Robotic Process Automation

Robotic process automation (RPA) sits on the doorstep of artificial intelligence (AI). Some analysts have described RPA as a gateway technology to AI. Priya Dialani (@priyadialani248) writes, “Artificial intelligence is without a doubt on everybody’s radar, except all the more explicitly, robotic process automation, the subset of AI that empowers IT groups to configure software …

Robotic Process Automation Rises on Corporate Agenda

Automating business processes is nothing new. The Industrial Revolution was all about automating processes. Wikipedia notes, “The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in Europe and the US, in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This transition included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical …