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[Podcast] Behind the Scenes at AIIM's Leadership Council Summit

Sep 19, 2018 11:24:00 AM by Sean McGauley

For over 10 years now, AIIM's Leadership Council (LC) summit series has been the go-to event where the forward-thinking professionals in information management gather to delve into matters impacting the future of the industry.

These member-only events offer a collaborative space for the dynamic conversations that help shape the role of the information management industry in a new era of business. In June of 2018, summit meetings were held in in Baltimore and London to discuss Surviving Digital Disruption: Finding Opportunity in the Drive for Platform Dominance. The discussion from those events was developed into a report: Surviving Digital Disruption (available for download).

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Topics: digital transformation,, digital disruption, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, podcast

Artificial Intelligence Could Vastly Improve Our Work Lives

Jun 25, 2018 9:45:00 AM by Donna Howard

Artificial intelligence has the ability to change our lives for the better. Increasingly, businesses are looking to automation to complete tasks in a more cost effective and efficient manner. Unfortunately, automation may lead to job loss. In fact, the finance, manufacturing, and service industries have already cut jobs due to automation.

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Topics: automation, AI, Artificial Intelligence, employee engagement

[Guest Post] Infosecurity: 3 Industry Trends to Follow

Jun 21, 2018 10:30:00 AM by Tanya Brooks

In light of recent events, we can all agree that information security has been criminally overlooked on some major fronts across most industries. Absolutely mind-boggling attacks on major corporations like Sony, Yahoo and Equifax have consecrated InfoSec in the most frightening way possible. It is entirely possible that InfoSec had been given the resources it needed in those conditional circumstances but, given the unmitigated damage and lack of response, it is beyond fair to say that InfoSec may not have been a high priority. The benefit, if any, of these attacks is that they cemented the need for InfoSec in all businesses of all sizes.

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Topics: automation, security, information security, Artificial Intelligence

Clearing the Complication - Making Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Accessible and Useful

May 17, 2018 10:32:00 AM by Alan Pelz-Sharpe

These days it feels almost impossible to have a conversation with anyone involved in the world of Information Management without bringing up machine learning and artificial intelligence. Everyone is talking about it, everyone has an opinion, everyone claims to be doing it — or at least thinking about doing it. AI is part of the popular zeitgeist, entering our lives in the form of autonomous vehicles on our roads, Alexa in our homes, and a burgeoning AI arms race between rival world powers. Yet despite all the talk, no one really seems to agree on what its real impact will be. In fact, everyone seems to have a different definition for what ‘it’ even is. There are those telling us it’s nothing new and its potential is over-hyped, while others tell us that AI and Machine Learning will make us all redundant.

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Topics: training, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence

Surviving Disruption -- Strategies for the Era of AI and Machine Learning

Apr 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM by John F. Mancini

Truly disruptive moments occur only once in a generation. They occur when the cumulative inertia of technology innovation combines to disrupt business models. And the heart of disruption is ultimately when radical technology changes are standardized and then incorporated into new business models.

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Topics: machine learning, content mangement, intelligent information management, Artificial Intelligence

Guest Post--Will Automation Make Us More Human Centric?

Apr 17, 2018 12:05:00 PM by Tanya Brooks

Automation in the workplace is already well underway. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates that up to 50% of workplace tasks could be fully automated by 2055, if not before. For employees, this can be a daunting concept, as increased automation in professional settings could lead to job loss on a mass scale.

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Topics: automation, Artificial Intelligence

Guest Post -- Automation Is Changing the Way We Work

Jan 19, 2018 11:07:00 AM by Tanya Brooks

Artificial intelligence is changing the way we do everything. As we look ahead, self-driving cars, hyper-intelligent predictive software, and self-improving robots seem possible.

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Topics: automation, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence

4 Information Capture Challenges to Prepare for the Era of AI and Move to the Next Level

Jul 27, 2017 12:13:55 PM by John Mancini

 

In a recent AIIM survey we investigated the question of what information capture “leadership” looks like in user organizations. What does information capture look like in leading organizations that want to position this competency not only as a source of immediate competitive advantage, but also as a long-term competency critical to the coming era of machine learning?

What are the problems that organizations are experiencing with their capture implementations as they consider this evolution? Here 4 key problem areas that surfaced in our survey; we’ll also be discussing this survey and its implications in an AIIM webinar on September 19.

4 Key Information Capture Challenges in Moving to the Next Level

  1. Multiple document types -- Most organizations are struggling with capture complexity that is driven by the sheer volume of document types that must be managed.
  2. Uncertainty about data accuracy -- Data is at the heart of the Digital Revolution. And data quality is at the heart of the challenge facing organizations as they attempt to make their data fit for purpose and fit for use.
  3. Poor usability -- 62 percent of respondents in our survey rate their capture software “very difficult” or “somewhat difficult” to configure.
  4. True information capture is more complicated than simple imaging -- Capture is often assumed to be synonymous with scanning. The reality is that most organizations need to do far more than just process images.

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Topics: information capture, machine learning, intelligent capture, Artificial Intelligence, parascript

Guest Post - Artificial Intelligence: Huge Opportunity or the Zombie Apocalypse?

Jul 17, 2017 10:26:00 AM by Greg Council and Rebecca Rowe

What worries us most is often not what actually gets us—that is, causes us our biggest problems. The enormous human capacity for worry can result in productive focus and taking action. Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) inspires our imaginations, invokes our worst nightmares and touches our deepest fears. Near-term, it threatens to take away our jobs and leave us with no way to feed our families.

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Topics: data, analytics, automation, AI, Artificial Intelligence

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