Productivity Now

Insight at the intersection of automation, productivity, and technology.

How Financial Institutions Can Be Proactive During A Data Breach

Like Target and The Home Depot before it, Wendy’s has suffered a credit card data breach. In the case of the big box retailers, millions of credit card numbers were stolen. Recent reports put the total number of impacted franchise-owned restaurant locations at more than 1,000, and the criminal infiltration came through malware placed by remote access on Wendy’s POS machines.

While cyber theft is […]

July 26th, 2016|Data security|

2016 Foxtrot User Network – FUN Conference

Much fun was had last month in Orlando at the 2016 Foxtrot User Network (FUN) Conference. What’s more enjoyable than bettering your business and reaping greater rewards through robotic process automation (RPA) technology?

Many FUN-loving Foxtrot Users from the banking and healthcare industries did just that on June 21-22 near Disney World and SeaWorld, places known for more than their fair share of fun. Attendees […]

July 21st, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|

New Robotic Process Automation Replaces Web Scraping Functionality

Bank operations staff work to avoid bumps, bites and bruises while doing business in the Information Age, but scrapes are a different thing. With robotic process automation, the bank’s data management personnel can perform enhanced web scraping to pull together, sift through and select powerful information to help a financial institution better understand business trends and anticipate industry shifts.
New RPA software elevates the harvesting […]

July 19th, 2016|web scraping|

Bank Operations Managers Need Not Be Techies to Use and Benefit From RPA

Bank operations managers don’t need an IT degree or be a specialist to operate and benefit from robotic process automation software. While some data automation tools may be too abstruse for most bank personnel to use, an open, user-friendly RPA platform designed for operations staff offers many advantages, including greater control, communication and customization.

Priority: Program, not Programmer

You don’t need a programming skill set to […]

July 12th, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|