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21 Jul: UiPath Raises $568 Million Series D Funding Round

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) Companies are on the hunt for ways to reduce the time and money it costs their employees to perform repetitive tasks, so today a startup that has built a business to capitalize on this is announcing a huge round of funding to double down on the opportunity. UiPath — a robotic process automation startup…

23 Jun: S/4HANA Upgrade Proves Less Than SIMPLE

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) With SAP sunsetting SAP ECC in 2025, the company is keen to push its customers to the S/4HANA platform, which will run exclusively on SUSE Linux. However, the complexities caused by the heavily customized nature of most enterprise-level SAP implementations are causing significant issues for many users attempting to migrate, and this situation is…

24 May: DOJ exploring AI to help process FOIA requests

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) Though the data has yet to be released, Melanie Pustay, director of the Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy (OIP), expects 2018 was another record-breaking year for Freedom of Information Act requests. That means additional burdens on FOIA staff government wide, greater difficulty in reducing existing backlogs, and an interest in new ways of…

23 Apr: Is RPA more than a passing fad, just look at the data

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) If you want to measure the impact of specific technologies on federal agencies, one good way is with acquisition data. And the General Services Administration’s Alliant 2 government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC) is as good as any barometer given the fact the agency developed the procurement vehicle to make sure agencies have access to the…

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