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Are We Prepared for the Rise of Automation?

Sep 25, 2018 11:25:00 AM by Greg Robinson

We are barreling toward a future of automation. A great proportion of the six million US manufacturing jobs that have disappeared over the last few decades were lost as a direct result of automation’s slow absorption of physical labor and factory work. Now the pace is quickening. Because of the rapid development of artificial intelligence, the reach of automation is expanding, too.

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Topics: automation

Preview - 5 Things You Need to Know About Information Overload and Automating Governance

Aug 10, 2018 1:32:24 PM by John Mancini

As a preview to our upcoming multi-client market research report on the emerging intersection between information governance & security and analytics & machine learning, we asked 50 senior executives and decision-makers for their perspectives on five of the questions we’ll be asking in our research (just a snapshot of the 20+ questions we’ll be asking in the actual survey).

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Topics: information governance, compliance, automation, information security

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

RPA - Is it the Answer to Our Dreams of Easier Business Automation?

May 23, 2018 10:05:00 AM by Alan Pelz-Sharpe

I’ve been involved in some way or another in the world of business process automation (BPM) for over twenty years. I was the author of AIIM’s first BPM training course back in 2006. I’m a big fan of the idea of reengineering business processes, but there is no getting away from the fact that BPM projects are complex and scary – they require buy-in from the top (which is always difficult) and are seldom inexpensive undertakings.

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Topics: process automation, training, business process management, automation, bpm, rpa, robotic process automation

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 - Digital Transformation: Adapt Your Business Environment

Mar 5, 2018 11:40:00 AM by Greg Council and Rebecca Rowe

“Digital Transformation is a game changer,” and “leaders embrace digital transformation”—but is it really a game changer and have we actually embraced it?

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Topics: data, analytics, automation, business transformation,, digital transformation,

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

5 automation issues that every organization needs to answer about information chaos

Jan 2, 2018 9:54:15 AM by John Mancini

Ultimately, AIIM believes Digital Transformation is more than conventional change. Digital Transformation is about using information in brand new ways. Digital Transformation success or failure fundamentally rests upon radically redefined experiences with customers, employees, and partners.

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Topics: content, automation, digital processes, kodak alaris

Document Capture Automation Tools to Improve the Way You Work With Data

Nov 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM by Tim Dugan

Your business deals with documents on a constant basis. Without technology in place, organizing the different types of files and contact points for written communication can be intense. You might have paper contracts, email and attachments, faxes, and web forms all integral to the same client or customer file. This is where capture automation becomes effective in streamlining your productivity and organizational ability.

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Topics: process automation, automation, data capture

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