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4 Takeaways from the IRPA Automation Innovation Conference 2016

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Whether experts on or students of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, the 200 or so attendees of the IRPA Automation Innovation Conference impressed us with their focus and enthusiasm. The number of participating vendors doubled this year with the majority of companies in attendance being Fortune 200 – 500 companies. As […]

December 29th, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|

Could “Chatbots” Be the Next Big Thing in Banking?


Financial institutions have come a long way in the past decade through the development of technology to help navigate through the perilous sea of business and regulatory demands. However, despite the progress, banks continue their efforts to increase connections with customers. That’s why many financial institutions believe that automated tools called “chatbots” will surpass phone […]

December 20th, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|

Hire the Right Product for You: RPA Software Increases Bank Efficiency, Removes Mundane Tasks

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In studying customer choice, Clayton Christensen, professor at Harvard Business School, asserts that when customers buy a product, they are essentially ‘hiring’ it to get a job done. This leads to the critical question all banks […]

December 13th, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|

Crunch or Crisis: Top Uses of Data Automation Software During Emergencies

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Running a bank’s or credit union’s data operations can sometimes feel like riding on one wheel in a hurricane: there’s so much swirling around you, making balance difficult to achieve. Confronting a data emergency can be like adding an earthquake to that already challenging mix. A bank operations manager and his or her team […]

December 7th, 2016|Data Automation|