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MRI IUC 2017 - Riding the Roller Coaster

Posted by Gregg Haverstick on 23 October 2017 in: industry news, Real Estate, ERP performance, MRI, robotic process automation, RPA

This year’s MRI International User’s Conference was held in the Theme Park Capital of the World, Orlando Florida. It wasn’t all fun and games though as over 1000 attendees gathered to network and learn about MRI’s plan for the coming year.&

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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, Automation, RPA

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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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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Adopting tried and tested technology in the real estate space

Posted by Dustin Strydom on 22 August 2016 in: Real Estate

Every day we hear about how disruptive, cutting-edge technology is about to change the world. People are reminded that if they don’t keep up with the latest tech trends they will soon get left behind. Businesses are told that the rules have changed, disruptive technologies are changing the way businesses are run, and if your business is not able to operate at the forefront of technology, it may not be around for too much longer.

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Starting with Why – Implementing an Innovation Strategy for your Real Estate Organization

Posted by Ian Saunder on 18 January 2016 in: leadership, business, Real Estate, innovation

Perform a search on Google Images for Innovation and you’ll soon find your screen ablaze with colourful variations of shining electric light bulbs. How the incandescent light bulb came to be the universal symbol for innovation can be attributed to the transformational impact it had on society.

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Is Commercial Real Estate adopting technology quick enough?

Posted by Brendan Canny on 7 December 2015 in: industry news, Real Estate

We recently attended an interesting CRE Innovation Event in New York, which brought to light insights into the state of data-driven innovation in commercial real estate. The question that was asked was whether the industry is investing enough in innovation to meet increasing demands (especially since CRE has established itself as the fourth asset class with global transactions on the rise).

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Maximising the Availability of your Real Estate Applications

Posted by Craig Rynhoud on 8 October 2015 in: general, Real Estate

Application downtime is a contentious topic especially when it affects business critical applications and where organisations operate 24/7. Few organisations can afford downtime as it often translates into lost revenue that is difficult to recuperate. For many enterprises, service level agreements (SLA’s) are introduced to address these concerns and depending on the services at hand, guaranteeing uptime values of typically between 99.9% and 99.999%.

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Open Box & Allegion – Securing the smart building of tomorrow

Posted by Ian Saunder on 9 September 2015 in: open box, bleeding edge, Real Estate

In the world of technology, we often come across companies that try to be innovative for innovation’s sake. But at Open Box, we look to qualify the business value in everything we do. As a global software development company, we constantly strive to find new ways to innovate within the Real Estate industry, but this innovation needs to drive real business value. It’s about navigating the fine line between leading-edge and bleeding-edge.

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