Productivity Now

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

What Netflix and Foxtrot RPA Have in Common


Deloitte reports that “exponential” technologies, including data automation tools such as Foxtrot RPA, are opening up significant areas of business opportunity. This is especially true in the broadcast industry where highly repetitive, manual processes still exist. To eliminate these mundane routines, media companies like Netflix are looking to Foxtrot RPA to develop a culture efficiency […]

May 23rd, 2017|Robotic Process Automation|

Process Automation: Technology Solution and Staffing Innovation


In the report, “Top financial services issues of 2017: Thriving in uncertain times,” PwC stated that 2017 could be a breakout year for digital labor or Robotic Process Automation technology in banks and credit unions. We say, “We agree!”  Of course, EnableSoft has been developing RPA software for the financial services industry since 1995 […]

May 16th, 2017|Process automation|

Rapid Adoption of Productivity Innovations

Seeking to explain how and why new ideas and technology spread, Everett Rogers discussed the following five factors in his book, Diffusion of Innovation:

  • Relative Advantage – How improved is the innovation over the previous alternative?
  • Compatibility – How hard is it to integrate a product or service into one’s business or life?
  • Complexity – […]
May 9th, 2017|business process automation|

What to Do When a Loan Officer Leaves


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median length of employee tenure is 4.2 years. The retention rate is even lower than that in the finance industry, where Insperity reports a turnover of 17.4 percent each year.

With this in mind, financial institutions should prepare for workforce attrition like they prepare for regulations. […]

May 2nd, 2017|Financial Institutions|