Automation 101

Getting Started With Automation

In this day and age, businesses are being forced to adopt an innovative mindset to stay relevant and efficient. Integrating automation into your business plays an important role in this shift. If your business is getting started with automation, here are the basic principals you need to understand.

Automation 101

Contrary to popular belief, automation is essentially nothing new. Throughout the years, various manual processes have been automated to help businesses keep up with demand, mitigate human error, and ensure time is efficiently used. The printing press, sewing machine, and mechanical car assembly line are a few examples of how some forms of automation have made lasting impacts in business today.

However, automation is far from reaching its pinnacle. With new technology like Robotic Process Automation, mundane technological tasks can now be streamlined using internal digital bots. The future of automation is growing rapidly, and evolving in various areas of the business. Understanding the basic fundamentals of automation is the first step in building out and executing an innovative workforce.

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In this video, Director Matthew DiBona establishes a foundation of automation principals, and explains what businesses can expect from this technological wave in the coming years.

Video Topics:

  • The historical impact of automation.

    How has automation left its footprint through the years? Though digital automation is a fairly new phenomenon, innovative mechanisms like the printing press, factory robot, and sewing machine have established a new foundation of efficiency.

  • What does the future hold?

    It is predicted that automation will leave an economic impact of $5-7 trillion dollars by the year 2025, touching more than 230 million knowledge based workers.

  • What will automation impact?

    Though automation will have a more heavy impact on process related tasks, like manufacturing and food service, some positions will not be effected so significantly.

  • Industrial and software automation.

    Explore the difference between industrial and software automation, what the goals of each are, and the significance of each in the coming future of business.

  • Robotic process automation.

    In this new era of digital transformation and innovation, robotic process automation (RPA) is one form of technology that is believed to substantially impact businesses in various industries. Check out our RPA deployment checklist for more information today.

Start Your Automation Journey

Our specialists will lead you through your automation journey to create a future-state automation strategy and road map. Through our partnership with UiPath, we integrate the following tools into your companies strategy:

  • Education

  • Workshops

  • Interviews

  • Technical Assessments

Leave the mundane tasks to the bots. Don’t wait to automate your standard business practices.

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