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leveraging ecm
How many times have you encountered this situation: One of your suppliers checks the payment status of a recent invoice and you launch into a frantic search for the document? Alternatively, what happens when the auditor requests to review a five-year-old document? The whole process of managing digital documents (i.e. purchase orders, invoices, or sales receipts) can be daunting, and ECM gives companies a significant advantage. In most cases, companies implement ECM to reduce theRead More
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Inside the Insights of Your IoT Devices
If you’ve ever consulted your fitness tracker, or conferred with Alexa or Siri, you know that it’s impossible to deny the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT). With so many “smart” devices on the market, it almost feels as if the science fiction scenes of the silver screen are on the brink of reality. (OK, fine. Uber’s flying taxi concept might not fall within these exact parameters, but the notion sure seems reminiscent ofRead More
How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Healthcare
For the past decade, we’ve experienced an exponential increase in the rate at which technology advances. Leading the charge are steady advances in how Big Data is harnessed to improve our personal and professional lives. Big Data, in all its many facets, is the quintessential component of data science. And, data science powers smart machines and applications the world over. Through Artificial Intelligence, computers are trained to emulate two human senses – vision (image recognitionRead More
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For years, top executives and thought leaders spent valuable time and money pondering the possibilities and implications of Big Data. Yet, some failed to take their own advice and implement their own recommendations. Now, however, as artificial intelligence and machine learning gain momentum, it almost feels like history’s repeating itself—except this time, inaction could truly mean the difference between sinking or swimming amidst today’s flood of information. As Nathan Sinnott writes for Entrepreneur, “Machine learningRead More
Like most business buzzwords, “enterprise mobility” isn’t new and leaders often use the term in passing with little regard for its true implications. Despite the fact that many executives acknowledge the value of “going mobile” as an inevitability, few recognize that waiting can be damaging. Just as “all work and no play make Jack a dull boy,” now all speculation and no implementation make companies lose critical market share. But, as leaders emerge from thisRead More