Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

UiPath is the Latest Robotic Process Automation Stock

The way venture capitalists (VCs) look at business ventures depends on which stage they’re coming in at. American television show Shark Tank gives us a glimpse of what VCs look for in the earliest stages of a business – signs of traction, which usually comes in the form of revenues. “We did $700,000 in sales […]

AI Startup Olive Specializes in RPA for Healthcare

About four years ago, we first came across the concept of robotic process automation (RPA), which originally sounded to us like some marketing hack had repackaged software automation around the hype in artificial intelligence. A couple of years later, the RPA market suddenly exploded. Gartner estimated revenue grew by 63.1% in 2018 to $846 million, […]

The Best Pure-Play Robotic Process Automation Stock

Global equities continue to defy explanation as stocks set new highs in the face of a pandemic that’s decimated entire sectors. Taking a bearish outlook seems like the sensible thing to do. Putting the pandemic and coming American elections aside, the irrationality on display is perhaps what’s most concerning. Thirteen million investors now use Robinhood […]

An Analytics, Data Science, and Process Automation Stock

In a recent piece on hyperautomation, we talked about a success story where a professional services firm saved half a billion dollars by adopting robotic process automation (RPA). That’s the sort of exponential value that’s an easy sell at the C-level. Companies that can manage to implement RPA successfully are now reaping big rewards. Then, […]

UiPath – From RPA to Hyperautomation

More than 75% of people think they’re above-average drivers. Psychologists refer to this as “illusory superiority,” and it’s the propensity for all of us to overestimate our good qualities and capabilities. In the workplace, people are even more motivated to exaggerate the positive impact they’re having on the entire company. This can pose a problem […]

Making IBM Great Again With Artificial Intelligence

The larger a corporation becomes, the more processes are needed to control things, and sometimes you end up with a buzzword-laden monstrosity that’s nearly impossible to figure out. Warren Buffet often advises to “invest in what you know,” which is perhaps why IBM turned out to be one of his biggest investment mistakes. As longtime […]

Automating Financial Review Processes with Ocrolus

Last fall we sent one of our MBAs over to the Caucasus for a month to scout interesting technology startups, one of which was Krisp. We spoke with co-founder Davit Baghdasaryan who previously served time in Silicon Valley before deciding to address an extremely difficult problem that nobody has solved yet – the ability to remove all forms […]

Process Mining vs. Business Process Discovery

As a boutique media company, we like to follow in the footsteps of others who have already figured things out. One of those companies is Skift, a media firm that covers one of our favorite topics outside of technology investing, travel. Slogans like “doing less with more is the new doing more with less,” or “going slow […]

Data Entry Automation With Machine Learning

In our recent article on Indonesia’s Big “Big Data” Problem, we looked at how technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) are being used to uncover new sets of data that corporations can use to better understand the world’s fourth biggest country by population. A consistent theme throughout the time we spent talking to local […]