Sapient.ai CEO: Let developers develop, not test
Despite the rise of automation accelerators and all forms of Artificial Intelligence (AI) - generative or otherwise - software application developers still love to develop, the clue is quite definitely in the name. But the recent popularisation of programming bots has not been without its consequen... Read more
‘Over a quarter of jobs at risk from AI’
AI is going to largely replace jobs that are easy to automate. This according to the international economic cooperation organization OECD, which makes the claim in a recent report.
The AI revolution has major implications for the labour market in OECD member countries, the report states. Just ov... Read more
IBM CEO: ‘AI to cut 7,800 jobs in next five years’
IBM CEO Arvind Krishna expects AI to eliminate up to 7,800 jobs at the company. 30 percent of current non-customer-facing employees are set not to be needed in the future.
In an interview with Bloomberg, Krishna reveals that IBM will pause hiring additional back-office staff. Think of HR consult... Read more
Slack’s new platform is for ‘automating and integrating everything’
The company promises the new release will help developers to "create the building blocks of automation".
This week Slack announced that its new platform was finally out of beta and generally available to developers. The launch comes with a wide range of new features and capabilities that make it... Read more
The ‘messy’ cloud: siloed automation & tool proliferation
Cloud computing is going to be wonderful, said the hopeful virtualisation salesperson back somewhere around the turn of the millennium.
We’re going to provide enterprise organisations large and small with an on-demand means of tapping into computing power (encompassing everything from co... Read more
A new first-line for developers: Hello Automation World
Hello World! It’s not going away, but soon, this rite of passage first-line of code that every developer writes when they first cut code might change. Rather than programming an instruction to display those two time-honoured words on screen, fledgling developers could be instructing a bot, callin... Read more
“AI will cause significant global labor market disruption”
According to the investment bank, as AI becomes "indistinguishable from human-created output," there will be "potentially large macroeconomic effects."
The researchers say that generative AI may automate approximately 300 million jobs over the next decade, with a quarter of all work automated in... Read more
ServiceNow Utah focuses on process mining and workforce optimization
ServiceNow Utah is the latest version of the ServiceNow platform. It focuses on improving processes, hence the addition of process mining. Looking at other updates, we see a focus on workplace design, health and safety within organizations and more opportunities to get the most out of your workforc... Read more
Appian Q4 results beat expectations but stocks slip anyway
The company's revenues were up, but so were its losses.
This week Appian delivered its fourth-quarter financial results. In short, the company beat Wall Street’s expectations, but its stock still fell in extended trading due to its increasing losses.
Overall, the automation software provide... Read more
Mulesoft: ‘App integration still a big problem in digital transition’
Application integration is still the biggest problem for many companies in their digital transition. This concludes Salesforce subsidiary Mulesoft in its annual Connectivity Benchmark Report. These integration problems create infrastructure problems and greater risks and higher costs of digital tra... Read more