Quanton's World of Business Process Automation

Data: The foundation for an AI competitive advantage

18-Nov-2020 11:51:54 / by Russell Berg posted in Digital Transformation, Machine Learning, Future Operating Model, Data



Data is both a dependency and by-product of everything we do – from events in daily life like checkout-less shopping to solving the major problems of the world like a vaccine for Covid-19.


The only question for businesses is whether we are collecting the data and using it for strategic advantage.


Ken Grohe, President and Chief Revenue Officer for Weka, shares his views on the cost of the misuse of data and how businesses can create the foundation for competitive advantage.


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Raising Financial Literacy and Wellbeing with Humans and Robots

10-Nov-2020 11:54:51 / by Garry Green posted in Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Future Operating Model, Robo Advice



When humans and robots come together in hybrid financial services. 

It’s an admirable aim. But sadly it’s also one that is proving challenging.

Getting financial advice is still seen very much as the domain of the rich. For the average New Zealander its generally not on the radar.

Can robots and AI help? In a digital world, are we ready for robots to provide us with financial advice?

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Intelligent Automation - A Global Perspective With DataRobot's VP of AI Strategy

13-Oct-2020 10:30:00 / by Russell Berg posted in Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Automation, Cognitive Automation, Machine Learning, Future Operating Model




Colin Priest, VP of AI Strategy for DataRobot and evangelist for Intelligent Automation shares his perspectives on the future of business process automation with Intelligent Automation.


Technology advancements over the past two-three years mean that Intelligent Automation is more accessible and practical than ever; we have moved past the hype, but adoption is still limited to the innovators and there are barriers for businesses.


For the early adopters who are prepared to push the limits and boundaries, Colin offers his thoughts on what it takes to start with an IA journey.

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Intelligent Automation - The Future for Business Process Automation

25-Sep-2020 15:03:17 / by Russell Berg posted in Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Automation, Cognitive Automation, Future Operating Model



Ever since Robotic Process Automation became widely understood people have been talking about the potential to combine automation capability with other smart technologies like AI and Machine Learning. As the ideas took shape the notion was referred to interchangeably as Intelligent or cognitive Automation.


At Quanton we believe Intelligent Automation is now a practical reality and represents considerable opportunity for organisations who are expediting digital transformation imperatives.

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Finding Resilience and New Operating Models in the Covid Insurance World

21-Aug-2020 11:32:07 / by Garry Green posted in Digital Transformation, Robotic Process Automation, Intelligent Automation, Machine Learning, Future Operating Model, Conversational AI, Insurance Sector



It is all about connection and people – both internal teams and customers. 

That was the clear message at a recent InsurTech webinar where a great panel from the New Zealand insurance market discussed the need for resilience, new operating models and automation in the world of insurance – and how their companies have adapted and plan to continue to evolve moving forward.


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How Automation is Helping Get Doctors Back in Front of Patients

11-Aug-2020 10:38:00 / by Garry Green posted in Digital Transformation, Robotic Process Automation, UiPath, Healthcare




Robotic Process Automation creates untapped opportunities for the healthcare sector. Here at Quanton we’ve recently had the opportunity to work with OmniHealth, a Kiwi primary care provider working to ensure there are strong, effective and sustainable general practice systems for the future.

And, our work with OmniHealth has seen us develop a Robotic Assistant in under five weeks that is giving doctors back more time to spend with their patients.

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Automation as a Strategic Lever

04-Jun-2020 13:13:39 / by Adam Taylor posted in Digital Transformation, Automation Strategy, Winning in Recession, Business Process Automation, Future Operating Model



90-Days to immediate value with in-year pay-back


Automation is a strategic lever that will help innovative leaders drive rapid change to expedite the speed of transformation and support short-term business imperatives. Implemented correctly, Automation has the potential to provide immediate benefit with in-year pay-back on the total cost of ownership. And it’s possible to deliver a pilot into live production in under 90-days – we know this because we’ve done it for multiple clients.

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Robotic Process Automation: Market Growth and Adoption

16-Apr-2020 15:09:26 / by Russell Berg posted in Digital Transformation, Robotic Process Automation, Intelligent Automation, Cognitive Automation

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Qualifying Robotic Process Automation with help from UiPath's Martin Milthorpe


Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the fastest-growing segment of the global enterprise software market, according to analyst firm Gartner, but like any technology, it has had its growing pains. While there are a number of local success stories, most local companies have yet to fully harness the potential of the technology.

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Top 5 Business Process Automation Trends For NZ in 2020

18-Feb-2020 10:45:00 / by Russell Berg posted in Digital Transformation, Robotic Process Automation, Unattended Automation, Attended Automation, Blue Prism, UiPath, Intelligent Automation, Quanton




Digital process automation is real; With a rapidly evolving market and technological changes local businesses have to adopt future-ready operating models to remain relevant and sustainable. And business process automation is one important tool which offers that. Kiwi businesses need to consider how they’re going to embrace it to remain competitive.


Here’s our view on the top 5 digital process automation trends that will shape 2020 – and ways which Kiwi businesses can capitalise on them.

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The Digital Revolution: It's Not About Technology

18-Nov-2019 10:28:15 / by Russell Berg posted in Digital Transformation



Last Friday I attended the pwc HeraldTalks November event – The Tech Revolution. As a takeaways I grabbed three novel ideas and questions that can help businesses take a different view on how to apply technology to their operating models or how to start thinking about digital transformation from a new perspective.


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