Prior to the pandemic, many companies concentrated their workforce in their headquarters. Their business processes and day to day mission critical activities depended heavily on face to face communication and coordination. Once stay at home orders were issued as a result of COVID-19, companies started feeling the effects of working remotely: disconnected workers, process break down, and the potential impact to critical project deliverables and deadlines.
In January, I launched a new series of articles that share the common themes that arise when I speak with companies about their biggest “productivity killers”. In the first article, I shared how productivity killing silos can impact the enterprise as well as some ways to resolve them. Today, I would like to continue the series by sharing another common productivity killer: Regulatory.
Mundane and repetitive manual tasks that kill productivity. Common themes arise each time I speak with companies about their biggest “productivity killers.” Over the next couple of weeks I’d like to share a few of them with you. So let’s get started.
In August, the young artificial intelligence process automation company Intelenz, Inc. announced its first U.S. patent, an AI-enabled software-as-a-service application for automating repetitive activities, improving process execution, and reducing operating costs. For company co-founder Renzo Zagni, the patent is a powerful testament to the value of his MIT educational experience.