Productivity Now

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

Recent news: The new Star Wars provokes the Force of Foxtrot

Foxtrot works faster than the Millennium Falcon doing the Kessel Run. As a robot, Foxtrot can cut the time required to merge databases operating on different platforms by up to 95%. To illustrate, financial institutions that have merged or acquired other institutions have been able to merge their existing databases with that of their new partner in a fraction of the time that manual […]

October 6th, 2015|Recent News|

Recent news for football fans: Foxtrot wins the Heisman!

With football season now in full swing, coaches who have a strong ground game rely on their quarterback to hand the ball off to their best running back.

Winning organizations in finance and healthcare that maintain a reliable, totally accurate database information program lean on a technology that possesses the best qualities of an All-American running back: lightning speed, agility, power, intelligence, and the ability […]

September 23rd, 2015|Recent News|

Recent news: is it real? Not exactly.

How often have you witnessed media overload on news and information that dominated the headlines, but failed to materialize, were entirely false, or, at a minimum, inflated propaganda? Some examples of news that fall into the “not exactly” category:

  • Fears about a complete business shutdown with Y2K.
  • The presence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
  • The CDC’s estimate of 1.4 million victims in 2013’s Ebola outbreak.

You […]

September 8th, 2015|Recent News|

Recent news reports robotic knowledge technologies, like Foxtrot, are advancing into companies as innovative disruptive technologies

One of the popular buzzwords for new and dynamic forces that re-shape how we go about business is, “disruptive.”

A disruptive innovation is an innovation that helps create a new market and value network, disrupting the existing market and value and displacing old technologies (or lack thereof). Disruptive is positive because it describes a huge leap forward in describing the impact and overall influence of […]

June 29th, 2015|Recent News|

New look. New products. New EnableSoft.

That “whoosh” sound you may have heard over the Labor Day holiday may have been the arrival of our handsome new Enablesoft Website and the debut of Foxtrot Version 10, Enterprise Edition, which contains great new features and an eye-catching new look.

Why the changes?

Three reasons:

We have listened to our customers. As Foxtrot has become popularized in the financial and healthcare industries, and other […]

September 3rd, 2014|Recent News|

It’s a New Day at EnableSoft

The rumors are true: EnableSoft has rebranded, retooled, and relaunched (and just “launched”) a host of new products to help U.S. companies be more productive.

After almost two decades, it was time for a change. The Foxtrot Suite our customers use and love remains, but as Foxtrot Version 10, Enterprise Edition. This new Foxtrot comes packaged with Extender, Administrator, and […]

August 25th, 2014|Recent News|

The Benefits of Automation

The Benefits of Automating Data Management Tasks

As banks aim to gain new insights from the piles of data they have on their customers, they’re finding that effective data management is often the foundation to making use of that data. This is because many banks are finding that their data is siloed in different systems or parts of their organizations, making it difficult […]

July 30th, 2014|Recent News|

Provider-owned plan tries lean data methods with Foxtrot

Provider-owned plan tries lean data methods with Foxtrot

One regional insurer is using a new approach in provider network management, as it aims to tackle a laborious administrative process. Scott & White Health Plan, the 225,000 member insurance arm of Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, Texas’ largest not-for-profit health system, is using an “Automated Employee” technology for data administration associated with setting up […]

July 30th, 2014|Recent News|

Beating the Target breach with Digital Employees

A Small Bank’s Response to Target’s Big Breach

Target Corp.’s massive holiday-season data breach touched card issuers of all sizes, including banks as small as StonehamBank, which leveraged technology it refers to as a “digital” employee to manage and replace exposed cards.

July 30th, 2014|Recent News|

Foxtrot helps BankPlus convert data after acquisition

Bracing for Retailer Breaches by Automating Debit Issuance

The numerous recent retailer data breaches have led issuers, like BankPlus in Belzoni, Miss., to realize that they may have to replace most of their cards with little or no warning.

July 30th, 2014|Recent News|