Posts Tagged ‘Automation’

Digital Business, Transformation and Automation

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

So what's up with all the talk about digital business, transformation and automation?

The way these are talked about you would think none of us have had anything to do with or been doing anything digital for the past fifty years.

None of us who earned our stripes anyway - whether it bee with paper tape loaders, front panel flip switches, JCL, hollerith cards, micro-controllers, CP/M, systems programming, kernel builds, and NOS's among others - have apparently been doing digital business, according to some anyway.

Nor was anyone who built and used RDMBS, middleware or client-server computing.

Hooey on all of us - or them - because apparently none of us have been doing digital business!

Foolish rubbish! (more…)

Bots Change Security – Are You Ready?

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Bots change security - at least that's the view of most forecasters.

But what does it mean that bots change security, and what kind of bots? Are we talking about:

  • Programmed scripted bots, as in robotic process automation otherwise known as RPA?
  • Programmed machine- and data- learning pattern recognition and response bots?
  • Human learning bots using natural language processing (NLP)?
  • As yet unseen artificial intelligence bot?

Exactly what kinds of bots makes a difference, and where these are applied makes a bigger difference.

Let's find out more.