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Intelligent Capture will transform how service industry operates

Data capture from paper of electronic documents is an essential step for many business processes, and often is the initiator for customer-facing business processes. Capture has traditionally required human effort – data entry workers transcribing Information from paper documents, or copying and pasting text from electronic documents – to expose information for downstream processing. Why “Intelligent Capture” is a game-changer Intelligent capture replaces manual capture with fully-automated conversion of documents…

David Yang: “Artificial Intelligence is Dumber Than a Bee. For Now.”

The nervous system of a mosquito consists of about half a million neurons. That of a bee – of 800,000 neurons, of a dog – of 160 million neurons. A human has 85 billion neurons in the system. Modern computer systems contain only a few hundred thousand neurons and in rare cases, a few million, which, in terms of intelligence, is comparable to a bee. Bees are technically 100 times…

Increased mobile usage drives productivity in business

Smartphones are now a well-known, embedded part of our society. By 2020 more than 5.7 billion people are expected to use smartphones, and the contribution of mobile to GDP could be as high as $5,054 billion (€4,200 billion). In a world that is moving quickly towards pervasive connectivity – in the home and at work – mobility presents huge opportunities beyond the time-consuming formalities of paperwork to improve customer experience,…

Driving content intelligence opportunities with RPA vendors

Robotic process automation is one of the more promising and exciting tools in an organization’s digital transformation tool bag. Early uses have delivered a strategic impact on meaningful business processes innovation, and as a result, it’s getting C-suite level interest. As a result, RPA vendors are growing incredibly fast with many being venture capital funded. In 2016, there was a record $5 billion VC funds flowing into AI companies worldwide,…

ABBYY Intelligent Capture Pushes the Boundaries of RPA

ABBYY participated at the RPA and AI Summit 2017 Conference in London where experts and end users discussed the convergence of data with RPA and shared best practices for moving from proof of concept to centers of excellence. Having recently attended the AI Summit in San Francisco, we were curious to learn how European organizations and vendors were approaching AI and if their level of interest in our offerings matched…

Vision for Success in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

IT initiatives enabling “mobile first” and “self-service” capabilities have become mainstream, but while they have simplified the process for the end user, it has often confounded how organizations access, transmit and leverage data. Anthony Macciola, Chief Innovation Officer at ABBYY, discusses -the complexities resulting from the various methods of information maneuvers through an organization, and ABBYY’s vision for capitalizing on new opportunities. Strength through Heritage Senior-level executives and technology leaders…