December 02 - 05, 2019
Nashville, TN

Intelligent Automation Week Nashville 2019 Blog

Machine Learning

By: Vamika Anand
06/19/2019

Machine learning is a sub-field of artificial intelligence. Its goal is to enable computers to learn on their own. A machine’s learning algorithm enables it to identify patterns in observed data, build models that explain the world, and predict things without having pre-programmed rules and models.

What Does Intelligent Automation Actually Mean?

By: Greg Council
06/14/2019

What we talk about when we talk about automation is reducing the need for humans to be involved in a particular task. This is for a variety of reasons: increasing safety, increasing precision, reducing cost and increasing output.

A Conversation With Our 2018 Keynote Speaker: Michael Rogers, MSNBC’s “The Practical Futurist” (Part 2)

05/31/2019

In part 2, get to know one of the nation's leading experts on the impact of technology on business and society a little bit more. You'll hear his thoughts on bots, AI bias, and more!

AI and Cybersecurity

By: Vamika Anand
05/28/2019

Cybersecurity solutions utilizing AI and machine learning can greatly reduce the amount of time needed for threat detection and incident response. These technologies help reduce and prioritize traditional security alerts. 

A Conversation With Our 2018 Keynote Speaker: Michael Rogers, MSNBC’s “The Practical Futurist” (Part 1)

05/22/2019

Get to know one of the nation's leading experts on the impact of technology on business and society – who was the keynote speaker at Intelligent Automation Week 2018. Mr. Rogers is the Futurist-in-Residence for The New York Times Company, as well an interactive media pioneer, novelist and journalist. He also writes the popular Practical Futurist column for MSNBC.

Artificial Intelligence Research: United States vs China

By: Vamika Anand
05/20/2019

China and the United States are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI). However, China is aggressively executing a thorough vision for AI — and in some areas, has clearly pulled ahead of the United States.

What Is Process Mining & Why Should Companies Utilize It?

By: Katherine Byrne
05/16/2019

Process mining, a relatively new and innovative technology, has the capability to solve challenges associated with process management and improvement.

Five Accounting Functions That Will Be Impacted by Digitization

By: Gary Cokins, CPIM
05/08/2019

As automation displaces a traditional accountant’s work it is important for those affected to have a positive and an optimistic attitude and consider the newly created upside potential for them to perform fulfilling work and higher cognitive tasks.

The Disruptive Impact of the Digital Revolution on Accounting

By: Gary Cokins, CPIM
05/02/2019

Organizations are slow at adopting progressive methods. This is true for CFOs, CPAs, and accountants. The accounting profession needs to prepare for change due to the disruptive digital technologies transformation in progress called the “digital revolution”.

A Majority of Intelligent Automation Projects Are Stuck in Pilot Stages

By: Katherine Byrne
04/25/2019

Organizations are becoming more ambitious with IA investment plans, but often overlook the full costs.