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Hannover Messe Charts Ambitious Digital Roadmap

Once every year, all roads lead to Hannover and this year was no different. Over 200,000 visitors and 6,500 exhibitors from more than 75 countries descended on the city for the Hannover Messe, the world’s leading tradeshow for industrial technology. Artificial intelligence in industry and robotics, the potential of the new 5G mobile communications standard for industrial applications, lightweight design, and the future of work in a time of increasing…

Content IQ for Every Level of an Organization’s Need

Enterprise organizations continue to push the boundaries in search of technologies that can understand and liberate meaning from unstructured content – documents, email communications, images, and text – given content is central to all business processes and activities. Moreover, the data trapped within content contain information that is critical to improving customer service, increasing engagement, enhancing operations and identifying revenue opportunities. It makes understanding the role of content equally critical…

AI is the megatrend that will shape the future

This year’s Handelsblatt AI Summit in Munich stands out from many others for attracting most of the industry’s leading AI scientists and professors from prestigious Max Planck and Alan Touring Institutes.  Strategic players from large multinational companies such as IBM, Bosch, Siemens and Alibaba also participated, each presenting a different perspective on how AI will overhaul the way we live and change the way we do business. Yet, despite the…

Debunking The Myths Surrounding Automation

Thomas Gardner, Co-Founder of ABBYY’s RPA delivery partner, Robiquity, puts the world to rights on some of the myths surrounding automation. Technology advancements often mean change. No matter how beneficial these developments might look on paper, talking staff into embracing them can be a challenge. Automation is a prime example. The advantages are proven, but given how RPA is so different to traditional methods, the “change” element can cause many…

Why Law Firms Need an All-in-One PDF Solution

Until recently, reviewing piles of legal documents is one of the pain points of law firms. However, with the creation of the Portable Document Format (PDF) by Adobe Systems in 1993, the legal profession acquired a cross-platform solution capable of preserving both paper-based and electronic records in a consistent format, ideal for reviewing, exchanging and archiving of legal documents, contracts, and client attorney correspondence. As well as being an electronic…

CES 2019: Experience the Future Today

CES 2019 confirms: prepare to be dazzled whenever in Las Vegas! This year’s event brought more than 180,000 people to the city, with more than 4,500 exhibitors sprawled across 2.7 million square feet. A real live tour of this year’s CES reveals a future where everything is imbued with technology. There will always be someone or something to talk to, whether its Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant. The doors of…