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Month: February 2018

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,…