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  • The Software-as-a-Service market is certainly on the rise and is expected to reach US$185.8 billion by 2024. Intelligent CIO explores why many industries are adopting it and how it is being implemented in Africa. SaaS is a model in which software and other associated data......

  • In one episode of The Simpsons, family patriarch Homer uses a ‘dippy bird’ toy to repeatedly hit a button on his keyboard, venting dangerous radioactive gas before it explodes. The consequences are hilarious, as one would expect. But in the real world, this reflects a......

  • Someone transposed from one of Henry Ford’s factories might hardly feel out of place in a modern office. Like an assembly line, office work involves the repetitive inputting of data from one system to another, taking time that could otherwise be spent on creative thought......

  • Local intelligent automation firm DigiBlu has partnered with UK-based robotic process automation firm Thoughtonomy, to bring its human-digital workforce platform to local organisations. Thoughtonomy’s Virtual Workforce solution integrates artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotic process automation (RPA) capabilities to emulate human workers in executing......

  • DigiBlu, the leader in digital workforce implementation across Africa, and Thoughtonomy have signed a partnership to deliver the first SaaS based Intelligent Automation solution in Africa.   Organisations across Africa are now able to benefit from Thoughtonomy’s Virtual Workforce® platform, along with DigiBlu’s expertise in designing and delivering digital workforces. ......

  • DigiBlu helps organisations create and operate Digital Workforces, at scale. Robotic Process Automation releases many hours of human labour, fact, and what our clients do with those hours is up to them; mostly they reduce overtime, cut back on contractors and maybe freeze hiring –......

  • I was in Southern Africa recently, with a financial services company, planning the deployment of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) plus Artificial Intelligence (AI), delivered over the Cloud, using Thoughtonomy’s Intelligent Automation platform. What a joy. Thoughtonomy is based on Blue Prism RPA but adds AI......

  • A banking client of ours asked, ‘with everyone implementing RPA, how should we differentiate?’ It was a great question and not so easy to answer, because the bots offer the potential for strategic advantage from so many perspectives. What is a given, is that a......

  • The bots are here; but implementing them is not as simple as the hype might have us believe. Some say that Proof-of-Concepts (PoC) for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can be dispensed with because the technology and methods – and the benefits – are now well......

  • Robotics will soon be ubiquitous and, with the ‘bots’ coming, advantage lies with organisations that can unlock the full potential of automation technologies. Facing relentless pressure to reduce costs, and with challenger start-ups being fully automated by design, incumbents are driven to innovate their operating......