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Getting Rid of the Headcount Headache with Management Consulting

Posted by Brendan Canny on 28 September 2017 in: business, Real Estate, Management Consulting

Over the last ten years I have worked at Open Box, I have been fortunate to have been involved in conversations with many IT and Real Estate thought leaders. Recently I have seen a large focus in companies looking to reduce head count, whilst still providing comparable, or even better services to their company.

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MRI Software Clients Can Now Use Robotics to Automate Invoice Capture

Posted by Dustin Strydom on 21 August 2017 in: business, Real Estate, MRI, robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service, RaaS

Imagine digging a hole with a toy trowel. You'd get the job done, but it would take forever, you’d get tired, bored and frustrated, and it probably wouldn't be the best hole in the world. Now, imagine someone gave you a digger loader to dig that hole with. Totally different story, right?

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Q&A: Robots-as-a-Service (Yes, really!)

Posted by Dustin Strydom on 7 August 2017 in: robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service, RaaS

Yes we know. It’s Everything-as-a-Service nowadays. But we’re pretty excited about Robots-as-a-Service (RaaS) so we quizzed Dustin Strydom, Director of Automation Services at Open Box to find out more.

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How To Get Your Real Estate Organization RPA Fit

Posted by Dustin Strydom on 24 July 2017 in: business, Real Estate, innovation, robotic process automation

You’ve watched our Rob Sparke introduction video and you’re hooked. You get it and you want to introduce Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to your Real Estate organization today. You’re standing by to reap the benefits of automating those repetitive, manual, laborious tasks with a software robot, freeing up your team to build the future of your business.

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Open Box Rocks at Realcomm 2017

Posted by Brendan Canny on 28 June 2017 in: Real Estate, innovation, robotic process automation, Realcomm

As a team, Open Box recently made its presence felt at Realcomm in San Diego by successfully exhibiting, as well as contributing a panel discussion. A two-day event, Realcomm focuses on the intersection of commercial and corporate Real Estate, technology, automation and innovation.

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Open Box Welcomes Gregg Haverstick as Principal to the New York Office

Posted by Malcolm Hall on 8 May 2017 in: open box, industry news

Having established the New York office less than 6 months ago, Open Box takes great pleasure in introducing an established acquaintance, Gregg Haverstick, as a Principal of the office. Gregg has more than 17 years of Real Estate technology experience and describes himself as a ‘self-motivated, detail-oriented individual who enjoys networking and solving complicated problems using technology’.

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Open Box Is The Only Certified Company In The MRI Partner Network #justsaying

Posted by Mark Kalkwarf on 13 April 2017 in: MRI

Following a relationship of 13 years, Open Box recently became the first of MRI Software’s service partners to be certified in terms of the MRI Partner Certification Program.

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A day in the Life of… How an Open Box Data Analyst Can Help Your Real Estate Organization

Posted by Gareth Runnalls on 1 February 2017 in: MRI

I’ve always thought the title ‘data analyst’ is a bit misleading. You read the name once and you just assume that’s exactly what a data analyst does. Analyse data. You give them some data, and ask for very specific parts of it back, neatly bundled up using logic that’s predefined by the client.

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One on one with Malcolm Hall and Larry Schachter on the launch of our New York office

Posted by Malcolm Hall on 28 November 2016 in: open box, industry news

As part of our strategic roadmap moving forward, we are very excited about the launch of our New York office and we have recently appointed Larry Schachter in a Principal Role. Having worked for decades in different areas of the Real Estate industry, Larry has a wealth of experience and insights into the complex needs of this multi-faceted industry.

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A few words from Malcolm Hall on the road that lies ahead for Open Box

Posted by Malcolm Hall on 16 November 2016 in: open box

When I returned to a position of leadership at Open Box in early 2016 I did so with the intention of refocussing on the original ideas and motivations that initially inspired our company. Constantly striving to find better ways of doing things. Fast forward and we are now focused on the following three areas:

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