Renee Taylor

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Random Acts Of Automation: 10 Pitfalls We Must Avoid

Craig Le Clair August 22, 2022
The trend toward automation is not new. The Industrial Revolution started it in the 19th century, but there has never been such rapid automation progress as today. All forms have accelerated, often without understanding their effect. Humans have become choke points in operations, points of disease and legal liability, and friction to smooth digital pathways, […]
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Forrester To Launch The Frontline Service Worker Automation Series

Craig Le Clair August 16, 2022
Forrester's forthcoming series looks at categories of automation that directly effects frontline service workers and dives into the challenges, successes, and best practice guidance.
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Pega Grapples With The Outcome Of The Appian Lawsuit

Rob Koplowitz June 28, 2022
On May 9th, 2022, a jury awarded Appian more than $2 billion for misappropriation of trade secrets by Pegasystems (Pega). On May 10th, Pega responded to the decision with this 8K filing to the SEC. The verdict, by any calculations, is huge. Since the verdict, multiple law firms announced legal actions on behalf of Pega […]
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Is Your Organization Ready To Democratize Its Automation Strategy With Citizen Process Expertise?

Bernhard Schaffrik June 23, 2022
Runaway Automation Undermines Digital Transformation Success Automation is everywhere: In Forrester’s Q2 2021 Global Digital Process Automation Survey, 76% of respondents indicated they were driving toward end-to-end automation for most business processes. While we share this enthusiasm for automation, we have seen too many companies automate processes before they understand them. Organizations can solve — […]
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Avoid Random Acts Of Automation

Craig Le Clair May 13, 2022
Learn how to assess your automation decisions for maximum impact.
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Why Automation Vendors Can’t Stop Buying Optimization Vendors And What It Means For The Market And For You

Rob Koplowitz May 5, 2022
On March 31, Microsoft and Minit announced that the former was acquiring the latter. This is, by Forrester’s count, the eighth time a major automation vendor has purchased a process optimization vendor since 2020. Why are some of the biggest software companies in the world so eager to grab a slice of the relatively small […]