Automation

How Industry 4.0 and Automation Grew the World's Economy

The fourth industrial revolution is all about automation and the internet of things (IoT). Industry 4.0 drives innovation and introduces new ways for people to be more productive. It changes the scope of everything from the types of jobs available to how humans perform those tasks. 

The World Economic Forum found connectivity has reached a global scale. There are approximately 8.5 billion devices connected to the IOT. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the need for automation and remote work, advancing the IOT faster than expected.

5 Tips to Use AI and Automation to Simplify Workflow

Technology is enhancing our quality of life in our personal and professional realms. In business, AI-driven tech and automation software are revolutionizing entire industries and enhancing operational efficiency. There are many benefits that technology brings to the table in the modern business environment, and the features that AI and automation provide can help business leaders make better decisions over the long term.

Perfecto by Perforce Releases 2021 State of Test Automation Report

MINNEAPOLIS, January 26, 2021 — Perfecto by Perforce, market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application testing solutions, today announced the release of its 2021 State of Test Automation Report, which outlines trends in testing, automation rates, and testing concerns and priorities for 2021.

To better understand web and mobile app testing today, Perforce surveyed over 700 DevOps professionals across industries.

Prioritizing High Value Business Workflows Accelerates Digital Transformation

London, UK – January 19, 2021 – Kofax®, a leading supplier of Intelligent Automation software for digital workflow transformation, today announces Part 3 of its Intelligent Automation Benchmark Study, a Forrester Consulting thought-leadership paper commissioned by the company. As the global pandemic pushes organizations to accelerate digital transformation initiatives, business leaders increasingly must decide which automation projects to fund.

Automation will shape cyber security for better and worse in 2021

24 November 2020: Researchers in WatchGuard Technologies’ Threat Lab are predicting that automation will play a major role in shaping cyber security attack and defense activities in 2021. Traditionally a high-investment, high-return targeted attack, WatchGuard predicts that automation tools will replace manual techniques to help cyber criminals launch spear phishing campaigns at record volumes, by harvesting victim-specific data from social media sites and company web pages. And as society continues to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, it is likely that these automated spear phishing attacks will prey on fears around the pandemic, politics and the economy.

Jumpstarting the Hyperautomation Journey with Intelligent Automation

Gartner calls ‘hyperautomation’ the most important of the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2020. Is it worth the hype? The short answer is, “Yes.”

As 2020 has unfolded, digital disruption has had many organizations feeling the pressure to innovate to streamline internal operations and customer-facing experiences more quickly. However, as organizations look to drive innovation by transforming business processes, they often run into roadblocks or are uncertain of where to begin.

6 Ways Machine Learning Saves Your Business Money

Machine learning (ML) allows computers to turn hard data into applications that enhance productivity and efficiency. As computers have gotten smarter, they've begun to think more logically and in ways similar to the human brain. Programmers now teach machines to rationalize and come up with solutions to complex problems — tasks that only the human brain could accomplish before now.

Electric Vs. Autonomous Vehicle Race Shapes Autotech Acquirers Into Short-And Long-Term Players, Says Hampleton Partners’ M&A Report Real Wire Tue, 02/18/2020 - 04:23

London, UK – 18 February 2020. The latest Autotech M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals that there is still everything to play for in the race towards the vehicle of the future, as some acquirers bet on the short-term opportunity of electric vehicle (EV) technology, while others favour the more ambitious, long-term developments in autonomous vehicle (AV) tech.

Top Tips to Avoid Automation Dreams Turning into Nightmares

Modern enterprises are seeking to achieve greater levels of operational efficiencies by leveraging robotic process automation (RPA) and process transformation technologies. Despite all the work they are doing to automate and improve business processes, many implementations stall or stop dead in their tracks due to the complexity of the organisation’s data and unstructured documents. 60 percent of business processes contain some sort of unstructured data. Unstructured data can be PDFs, videos, photos, emails, websites, or any other format that’s not easily searchable.