Automation

The benefits of automation you didn’t see coming

Automation pays out, and relatively quickly too. But some of the benefits come from less obvious places. The recent Forrester Total Economic Impact study looked at the impact — costs and benefits — of automation in the world of application management, based on in-depth interviews with IBM clients. For many organizations, the catalyst for considering […]

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GDPR and protecting data privacy with cryptographic pseudonyms

Within two years, most of today’s cybersecurity technologies will be obsolete. Since the beginning of 2016, hackers have stolen more than 8 billion records — more than double the two previous years combined — and that doesn’t account for unreported intrusions. The current system of patches, firewalls and blacklists isn’t working. It’s no match for […]

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Your Digital Reinvention journey begins here

IBM helps organizations fundamentally redesign processes, experiences and infrastructure to create new sources of value and drive greater efficiencies through Digital Reinvention™. Our consultants help you apply advanced technologies embedded with AI, automation and analytics to modernize enterprise IT infrastructure and optimize operations.

IBM Services and Wired Present: Six Degrees of Automation

 LEARN MORE ABOUT IBM AUTOMATION No choice we make is small nor do occurrences take place disparately. We are all connected in some shape or form. An event that occurs in Bangladesh can have a ripple effect that changes the way people live in Canada. What you eat for lunch could alter a distant coworker’s […]

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How AI and Robotics Can Extend the Power of Automation

It’s not breaking news that new technologies have the power to improve efficiency of any organization. But figuring out how to embed technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and automation into companies that have been around for decades is not a simple process; new tech is only valuable when implemented deliberately, and into onerous processes. Levels […]

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The progress of automation in the financial services industry

Working across a range of industries as I do, I’m always interested to get the perspective of a peer group on the way automation is impacting their own particular industry. So when I gave the keynote speech at the recent Millennium Alliance FSI event in Palm Beach, FL, I relished the opportunity to meet with […]

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Automation 101: Learn How Automation Will Fundamentally Change the Future of Work

Automation 101 is a series where we’ll breakdown wonky, technical automation topics at the 8th grade level. As machines are quickly learning to complete the repetitive and time-consuming tasks that take up much of our workdays, workers are being freed up to think more creatively and ambitiously about their jobs. Instead of being tied down […]

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This is not your grandfather’s automation

Automation isn’t new. But it’s changing. And what it’s changing into is going to alter your world. When automation was first introduced to IT departments, it was in the form of macros and code snippet generators that were intended to save valuable developer time. But developers love what they do, and what they do is […]

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Automation in Action

New digital business models have completely shaken the global economy. More than half the names of the companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since the year 2000. It’s likely that in another decade many more will fall off the list –- whether they are transformed through mergers and acquisitions or replaced by new companies […]

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How IBM is leveraging the power of RPA to speed up its procure to pay process

Key Points: IBM Procurement implemented RPA to automate a blocked invoice payment process that often required intensive manual intervention IBM was able to reduce manual intervention by 95 percent, and our blocked invoice resolution time has fallen from 32 minutes per invoice to 90 seconds per invoice Existing process experts were shifted to focus on […]

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What does artificial intelligence mean for your business processes?

Key Points:  To deliver next generation business process services and support the digitally reinvented enterprise, businesses need to embrace intelligent automation Artificial intelligence (AI) can now deliver personalized, end-to-end frictionless experiences that are outcome focused and easy to scale Learn about three cognitive solutions from IBM that are transforming the way finance, HR and procurement […]

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How one consumer goods company took advantage of design thinking and automation

Key Points: A design thinking workshop helped solve a consumer packaged goods (CPG) company’s challenges with its upstream order management process Robotic process automation proved a pragmatic approach to resolving process imperfections and driving down operational costs This scenario illustrates how implementing automation in one operational domain can impact the broader business Learn more The […]

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Cognitive and AI technologies offer many paths to banking automation and digitization

As we look back at the banking industry’s past couple of years, they have been shaped by a push toward higher levels of digitization and banking automation. It is now clear that there’s more than one path to achieving this goal, depending on the departure points and appetite for risk and innovation. When I talk […]

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