Productivity Now

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

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|

Putting the Pro in Process: RPA Software Takes BPI to a Whole New Level

Business Process Improvement_RPA

Business Process Improvement (BPI) has been an organizational rule for years, but Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software technology has introduced new horizons to strategic planning methodology. BPI takes the hard road so that a company’s day-to-day processes are made easier.

After the painstakingly, labor-intensive analytics of BPI, the resulting changes within a company has […]

January 24th, 2017|business process automation|

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|

Foxtrot illustrates the notion of collaboration in business through business process automation

“Looking beyond the engineering advances that continually push forward materials and engineering innovation, the future of the industrial workforce will accelerate in very specific ways, through better collaboration, inspection, decision support, connectivity, and safety.” By Michael DelGaudio, in The Future of Work, Collection No. 6, April 9, 2015.

When it comes to promoting and enhancing collaboration, our Foxtrot technology is on the leading edge.

Foxtrot has been facilitating better collaboration for […]

August 10th, 2015|business process automation|

Generate greater productivity with business process automation

Are you using modern-day, innovative technologies to get the most out of your database or are you still relying on error-prone, high maintenance manual entry that invariably leads to tedious, time-consuming data maintenance that gobble-up the productivity and energy of your employees?

Our Foxtrot business process automation software is helping leaders in the financial, healthcare, manufacturing, retailing, and hospitality industry increase staff productivity; here are […]

July 27th, 2015|business process automation|

The Foxtrot Robotic Process Automation technology is the pioneer of business process automation

Products like our Foxtrot business process automation technology is redefining how work is getting done and how much more efficient work is becoming.

Instead of performing “heavy lifting” tasks that take an inordinate amount of time and are error-prone, like manual data entry, automation is taking over. Automation is empowering employees to manage tasks, not just serve as labor that performs tasks.

There is a popular […]

June 19th, 2015|business process automation|

Foxtrot is the easiest business process automation technology with backup robust informational resources

One of the attributes our customers like best about our business process automation technology, Foxtrot, is the ease with which non-technical personnel can quickly learn Foxtrot and put it to use.

Foxtrot does not require the mind-set or background of an information technical expert to understand it or use the technology. Repeatedly, customers tell us their non-technical personnel, despite apprehensions about learning a new technology, […]

June 15th, 2015|business process automation|

Through expedient business process automation, Foxtrot strengthens your relationship with your customers

One of our customers, a Midwestern-based financial services company, recently reminded us of one of the intangible benefits provided by our Foxtrot technology: Foxtrot frees up time to think more about ways to help clients.

Every business organization intuitively knows the importance of adding value to their services. Foxtrot users, however, find our business process automation technology affords them with two important benefits that facilitate […]

What’s in your inventory database? Foxtrot can provide the answers.

For manufacturers and retailers, keeping up with inventory, and the myriad of changes that occur in their product lines and inventory, is a constant battle.

Overseeing an inventory results in constant change. Some of the most common changes that manufacturers and retailers face include:


• • Price changes

• • Product descriptions

• • Product codes

• • Product specifics (size, color, weight)

• • Customer list of users


This information […]


Automate Compliance Processes

Five years and 398 new regulations, into Dodd-Frank and banks are still battling onerous compliance processes that waste valuable time and money. According to the American Action Forum, U.S. financial institutions have lost a collective 61 million “paperwork” hours – the time needed to complete paperwork and filing required by law – since Dodd Frank’s implementation. That’s the equivalent of 30,370 employees […]

March 20th, 2015|business process automation, Compliance|