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Argus Connect 2018: What Did We Learn?

Posted by Malcolm Hall on 7 May 2018 in: industry news, Real Estate, innovation, Automation

We learned that Miami in late April is a pretty nice place to be.

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Smarter Automation Means Greater Gains

Posted by Matthew Burnham on 16 April 2018 in: robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service, RaaS, Automation

Imagine you had a colleague that was always up for the boring, mundane, repetitive work. That you could just drop an email to, tell them what you need, and they would email you back, with the work completed.

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What is RaaS?

Posted by Brendan Canny on 4 April 2018 in: Real Estate, robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service, RaaS, Automation

Simply put RaaS stands for “Robots as a Service”. Great, but what does that mean and why should you care?

It is swings and roundabouts as the business world shifts between horizontal specialization and vertical integration and back again.

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Granite Properties Chooses Open Box to Make Automation Work

Posted by Mark Kalkwarf on 23 March 2018 in: industry news, Real Estate, robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service, RaaS, Automation

Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, has tapped into the power of Open Box’s Real Estate Automation Engine to automate the entry of manual billing information from its work order platform into its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

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Is RPA the Same as Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

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

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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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: robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service, RaaS, Automation, Excel

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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Just Do It! And Other Takeaways From Blue Prism Pulse

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

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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The Digitalization Jungle: Evolution or Revolution?

Posted by Matthew Burnham on 29 January 2018 in: Insider, Real Estate, innovation, robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service, Automation, 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: robotic process automation, Automation, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Digitalization, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning

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

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

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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