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Robotics, It's All About People

Posted by Matthew Burnham on 27 July 2018 in: Artificial Intelligence, Automation, RaaS, Real Estate, robotic process automation, Robots-as-a-Service

In a recent blog post, I wrote a (slightly) tongue-in-cheek introduction to your new colleague, the one that was always up for the boring, mundane and repetitive work, because, at Open Box, we’ve always believed that machines will add most value when they work alongside humans.

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Realcomm 2018: What Happened in Vegas

Posted by Brendan Canny on 13 June 2018 in: Realcomm, Automation, Real Estate, industry news

The Open Box team looks forward to the Realcomm & IBCon event every year, as it offers a great opportunity for us to catch up with current clients, meet new prospects as well as keep up to date with the latest trends (be they cutting edge, or simply pain points being experienced by the industry).

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Argus Connect 2018: What Did We Learn?

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

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

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What is RaaS?

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

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, RaaS, Robots-as-a-Service, robotic process automation, Automation, Real Estate

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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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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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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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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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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