The poor spreadsheet has become shorthand for a situation where data is stored in inaccessible silos, living in different departments, in different platforms and in different formats. Sometimes even in hard copy. In 2019! And, with spreadsheets it’s easy for human error to creep in, but mistakes are difficult to spot, as are seeing trends and gaining a single view of the truth.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more