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

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

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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|

Hire the Employee of the Year Every Year With Robotic Process Automation

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The Employee of the Year Award goes to [drum roll, please]…

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software!

There were many worthy candidates — LeBron James or perhaps the entire Chicago Cubs roster; or Scott Kelly, the astronaut who spent 340 days in space— but none can do what RPA software can.

• Achieve 100% accuracy every […]

January 17th, 2017|Robotic Process Automation|

On Board & On Task: RPA Software Streamlines Bank Systems for Better Loan Onboarding



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Total loan production costs, including commissions, compensation, occupancy, equipment and other expenses and allocations, rose to $7,000 per loan, according to HousingWire Magazine. Time is money in every line of business, but the very intensive processes, details and regulatory scrutiny of the mortgage industry can make it all too easy for a bank’s […]

January 10th, 2017|Robotic Process Automation|

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|

Using RPA Software to Expand Your Bank’s Operational Horizons: Increasing Use Means Speed & Savings

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Robotic Process Automation software (RPA) is like the good “Terminator,” except this is business, not a post-apocalyptic movie plot. Our automaton not only helps you survive, but also thrive in the demanding world of finance. In fact, KPMG concluded in its white paper, “Rise of the Robots,” that RPA can […]

November 29th, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|

RPA Software: Knowing Is Half the Data Operations Battle

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The banking industry has gone through huge business revolutions in the last five to six years — sees the Dodd-Frank Act — which have added even more weight to banks’ data and the urgency with which they manage that critical information. This brings up […]

November 15th, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|

Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management: RPA Helps Keep the Processes Flowing




One of the most important topics in the healthcare industry today is ensuring all healthcare practitioners and staff are paid for their efforts. In order for everyone to be reimbursed correctly, there are many steps to go through. Each provider needs to be able to bill, adjudicate claims efficiently, verify payees, etc.  All […]

November 8th, 2016|Robotic Process Automation|