Category: Automation

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.

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Automation, AI, and the Future of Work

With a number of economists predicting the U.S. is heading into recession, the labor market is being watched closely. Despite talk of recession, journalist Ali Donaldson (@AliCDonaldson) reports, “The job market is

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What is Intelligent Automation?

More and more articles are appearing that discuss the topic of intelligent automation. The most common description of intelligent automation is the enhancement of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) using cognitive technologies (aka

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The Road to Intelligent Automation

Today’s business headlines often mention automation and artificial intelligence (AI) and their impact on bottom lines and employment. Some pundits fear these technologies will bring about massive layoffs and foment social unrest.

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Is 2022 the Year Automation Takes Off?

Lockdowns, lockouts, and labor shortages have all played a role in motivating business leaders to look more closely at automation, digitalization, and artificial intelligence (AI). Julian Dunn (@julian_dunn), Senior Director of Product

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Adapting to the Human/Machine Future

The future of work is a fascinating subject to contemplate and discuss. Prior to the pandemic, many of the articles discussing the future of work raised concerns about artificial intelligence (AI) and

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Trends 2022: Automation

The current labor shortage has shone a spotlight on automation as organizations struggle to find ways to increase production without having to rely on hiring more humans. Although many analysts believe the

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Is the Time Ripe for Automation?

Most people think of fruit when they hear the term “ripe.” So what does it mean when the term is used in a business setting? Vocabulary.com notes, “Ripe means ready. Ripe can

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