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The Next Generation of Intelligent Automation – Systems That Think and Learn

The domino effect has finally begun. Two years ago, organizations were looking around with wide eyes at the possible applications of automation. We’re not talking about simple scripting or macros, but using software to automate larger jobs and inter-dependent functions of the value chain. Though some were overwhelmed, the forward-thinking took the plunge — they picked one

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Bots At the Gate: Intelligent Automation: Where We Stand — and Where We’re Going

By seeing intelligent automation through a ‘do, think, learn’ and ultimately ‘adapt’ framework, businesses can begin benefiting from this powerful set of technologies now. Ever since the first mainframes were installed, automation has been a hot topic in the business world and a source of fascination in the public imagination. The focus has shifted over

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Beyond RPA – Getting to Know Systems that Think and Learn

While today organizations are investing much time and effort into understanding and applying “systems that do,” such as RPA, the real excitement is around what’s coming next, as systems that “think and learn” become more prevalent.  Whereas RPA systems can work only with structured inputs and hard-coded business rules, the next level of automation –

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Why the Three Horizons of Automation: “Do, Think and Learn,” Will Drive Real Outcomes in 2016

The market ecosystem of automation technologies – and the terminology, acronyms, and jargon surrounding it – are evolving so quickly it is rapidly outpacing most organizations’ abilities to make sense of it all. Let me give you an example. While many struggle to embrace the term “robotic process automation” (thinking that robotic must mean physical devices rather than

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