Upgrading procurement and supply chain with automation

Procurement

Upgrading procurement and supply chain with automation

Within large enterprises, procurement and supply chain management are faced with the challenge of containing costs, reducing risk, and achieving better results through suppliers, while struggling with insufficient headcount and resources to manage a complex sea of purchases and vendors. While budgets may have increased slightly in the past year

By Jeff Grisenthwaite · 3 min read

Calculating automation's return on investment

AI

Calculating automation's return on investment

We are firm believers in pragmatic use of AI and automation. These technologies are not magical pixie dust—they will not instantly transform your business, nor will they become your perfect digital assistant overnight. What they will do, though, is enable you to dramatically reduce manual effort and improve business

By Jeff Grisenthwaite · 2 min read

Use intelligent automation to put digital workers to work alongside people

Future of Work

Use intelligent automation to put digital workers to work alongside people

“Meet me where I am.”When using software, minimizing the number of jumps users need to make between systems is essential for productivity. Automation is already a well-known solution to this type of issue.Why? Because automation reduces manual interactions with different systems and moves information from system to system,

By Neil Bahadur · 3 min read

Use automation as a competitive advantage across your organization

Digital Transformation

Use automation as a competitive advantage across your organization

When enterprises discuss process automation, the first line of questioning almost always centers around shared services: HR, finance, legal, etc. The reasoning for this is two-fold: shared services is seen as a cost center AND that cost has well-established, measurable metrics. Often, enterprises hold their shared services headcount as a

By Nicholas Decker · 3 min read

Humans in the loop: What it means to have people and bots working side by side

Digital Transformation

Humans in the loop: What it means to have people and bots working side by side

Humans in the loop.In the automation industry, this phrase is actually a thing. A widely-used and accepted phrase. And it's so cringe-worthy.[1] It sounds like something from a dystopian future where our robot overlords think of humans as an intrusion in their environment. An undesirable disruption to an

By Sean Chou · 2 min read

Tired of spreadsheets? Meet automated data tables

Digital Transformation

Tired of spreadsheets? Meet automated data tables

Spreadsheets are great for some things, but collaboration is not one of them. Enter the Catalytic data table: our take on a fully programmable, dynamic version of a database that is simple enough to use within a process for the average business user.As Catalytic has grown, our Sales, Enterprise