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Foxtrot is industrial strength Robotic Process Automation

A while back, one of our customers labeled Foxtrot’s Robotic Process Automation abilities as Industrial Strength. We are proud of that description because Industrial Strength, indeed, describe Foxtrot’s power.

Today, after more than two decades following our introduction of Foxtrot, more than 500 companies currently use and value the technology.

More than a third of the 1,000 largest banks rely on Foxtrot, including five of the […]

March 24th, 2016|business process automation, Robotic Process Automation|

“Adaptative” database management requires strength and automation

The challenge of running a business is underscored in Robert Service’s famous poem: only the strong survive. While it is important to be strong, another way businesses remain “fit for survival” and competitive is adapting to change. Businesses that fail to consider this critical survival technique can count on encountering problems as they forge ahead.

Database management provides an illustration of the need to keep […]

March 17th, 2016|database management|

The 1-10-100 Rule as applied to database management.

A popular business notion popularized in in the early 1970s is the 1-10-100 Rule.

The 1-10-100 Rule states that one dollar spent on prevention will save 10 dollars on correction and 100 dollars on failure costs.

How does the 1-10-100 Rule relate to database management? What kind of technology can you use to roadblock the disastrous effects of database errors?

If you apply the 1-10-100 […]

March 11th, 2016|database management|

Three giant benefits of Foxtrot Robotic Process Automation Technology

Foxtrot’s database management automation technology delivers three chief benefits to any business that maintains a large database of customer information.

1. Foxtrot eliminates errors resulting from manual entry mistakes

When you automate your database management, you dodge the costs associated with errors resulting from simple typos that inevitably occur during manual entry. Mis-typed dates, a wrong zip code, an incorrect coding: all […]

March 8th, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|