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Is RPA the Same as Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Posted by Brendan Canny on 22 March 2018 in: Artificial Intelligence, robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service, Machine Learning, Automation, RaaS

In my previous blog, I introduced the concept that RPA and our Automation Engine should be seen as a robust “toolkit” used to re imagine the tasks we currently assign to human beings. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) etc. fit into this concept as simply being additional tools within one arsenal.

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BitcoinCRE Event: What You Need to Know

Posted by Brendan Canny on 9 March 2018 in: Bitcoin, Real Estate, innovation, industry news

I'm taking a rain check on answering my next Automation FAQ, as I attended the very thought-provoking BitcoinCRE event and so I thought I would share some of the insights I picked up.

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Automation? How is this new, I’ve been using Excel Macros and screen scraping for years?

Posted by Brendan Canny on 2 March 2018 in: Excel, RaaS, Robots-as-a-Service, robotic process automation, Automation

I’d like to start off by saying that one of the cornerstones of what we are trying to provide with our automation services is a way of saying “yes” to more of our customers' requirements.

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TIER REIT Automates Valuation Platform Integration with Open Box’s Real Estate Automation Engine

Posted by Mark Kalkwarf on 28 February 2018 in: industry news, Real Estate, RaaS, Robots-as-a-Service, robotic process automation, Integration

Open Box is making the transfer of operating budget data from TIER REIT Inc.’s budgeting system into its valuation platform automatic using a software robot.

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Just Do It! And Other Takeaways From Blue Prism Pulse

Posted by Brendan Canny on 20 February 2018 in: Automation, Robots-as-a-Service, robotic process automation, industry news, Artificial Intelligence, RaaS

One thing was clear from the inaugural Blue Prism Pulse event in New York: the digital workforce is here, and, if you haven’t already, you need to dive in and get started with automation.

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H2(uh)O?

Posted by Abu Bakr Brey on 20 February 2018 in: open box

You’ll have no doubt seen the fairly dramatic headlines about the current water crisis in Cape Town, and the very real danger of us being the first major city in the world to run out of water.

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The Digitalization Jungle: Evolution or Revolution?

Posted by Matthew Burnham on 29 January 2018 in: Automation, Robots-as-a-Service, robotic process automation, innovation, Real Estate, Insider, Digitalization

It’s a digital jungle out there. And like moving through a jungle, navigating to your digital future is tricky. You start off thinking you’re headed in one direction, only to discover you’ve been turned around and are suddenly facing a completely different direction with a whole new set of challenges.

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PropTech Cheat Sheet: All the AI Terms You Need to Know

Posted by Matthew Burnham on 11 January 2018 in: Automation, robotic process automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Deep Learning, Digitalization

So you know that awkward social situation, where you are introduced to someone, don’t quite catch their name, and then too much time passes for you to legitimately ask them to repeat their name.

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Integrating Business Processes with MRI Software Workflow

Posted by Mark Kalkwarf on 27 November 2017 in: Integration, MRI Software, MRI Workflows, Real Estate, industry news

Open Box works together with your Real Estate organization to implement the workflow solution that standardizes your business processes, helps you track and analyse those processes and coordinates overall teamwork. 

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The Pendulum Swings: RPA Gives You the Best of BPO, at Home

Posted by Matthew Burnham on 20 November 2017 in: Automation, Robots-as-a-Service, robotic process automation, industry news, Real Estate

In the naughties, business process outsourcing (BPO) was the holy grail. The silver bullet that was going to make companies more profitable, and allow them to offer their customers better service.

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