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Got automatonophobia?: Four steps for overcoming your fear and getting started with process automation

Mar 14, 2016
From the Advisory Institute

Automatonophobia is the fear of anything that falsely represents a sentient being. And when it comes to process automation, many organizations have this fear about getting started.

Indeed, robots are fast advancing, enabling you to improve the accuracy, consistency, speed, and delivery cost of any activity that requires human labor. They do not need sleep, overtime salary, or breaks, and they can do everything from opening an Internet browser and executing a program to validating data, answering questions, and supporting decisions.

But in a dynamic and somewhat ambiguous technical landscape, with a lack of established marketplace examples, some companies have spent the past 12 months just talking about robotic automation, while early movers are already saving millions of dollars.




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