Robot and New Digital Technologies Are Making Smart People and Businesses Smarter

Enterprise robots may not resemble the automatons from your favorite sci-fi movie, but they can extend the creative problem-solving capabilities and productivity of human beings and deliver superior business results.  Recent research conducted by Cognizant reveals that an entirely different scenario is emerging in which humans are working smarter with sophisticated software to automate business tasks, which, in turn, is generating rich process data that drives meaningful insights, value and outcomes for businesses.

A survey of North American and European business owners showed new trends:

  • intelligent automation has the ability to improve materially upon what people can do, as well as unlock meaning from data using process analytics
  • through these technologies, humans are attaining new levels of process efficiency, such as improved operational cost, speed, accuracy and throughput volume

> Read more from The Robot and I: How New Digital Technologies Are Making Smart People and Businesses Smarter by Automating Rote Work, by Robert Hoyle Brown, et al., January 2015.