Be shocked: unless you automate IT tasks you could be wasting payroll. Or, to be less shocking: for processing, procedural and by-the-numbers “system” work, if software could do it, then software should do it - not employees.
Scenario: Your business has a large website project to begin. It doesn't fit the constraints of the common CMS platforms, such as Wordpress, Joomla or one of the many DIY website builders. So it’s up to you to find the right web development agency. Where do you even begin?
You’re smart. You’re informed. You’re probably wondering why the people in the smart rooms whisper among themselves about machine learning. It is the usual recipe for buzz: potential and puzzlement about how to capitalise on it.
Automation is a hot topic, but a lot of the talk going around is about robotics and 20-year timeframes, when it should be about how to automate IT (information and Technology) tasks. People are missing the fact that the automation revolution has already begun in MANY subtle ways. It’s only going to get more obvious over the next 5 years.