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Automation’s Evolution and Promising Future

PHOTO: Aaron Barnaby In its simplest form, automation includes any improvement to a process that reduces human labor while resulting in an outcome that’s the same or better than that of the previous process. The goals of automation include improvements not only in productivity but also in quality and consistency. Most of us are familiar with information systems that automate and...

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Machine Learning and AI to Play ‘Pivotal Role’ in Content Creation

Over a career spanning more than 25 years, Arjen van den Akker has been drawn to roles where he can act as a connection between digital experience technologies and the needs of customers. Van den Akker is currently product marketing director at content management and language software vendor SDL, focused on its web content management business. He came to SDL in 2012 when it acquired Alterian, after becoming part...

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