We can’t get enough of Artificial Intelligence (AI)– it’s everywhere you look and forms part of every business conversation lately. Have you also noticed how it’s influence and relevance is growing?
It’s probably even more widespread and established in our lives than we realise, however we’re still not using it to its fullest advantage in the workplace.
The Internet is such a mammoth beast, we have a huge wealth of information and experience at our fingertips, but do we use this data to its fullest potential – do we even try?
Whether this is for research purposes, for strategy evolution and business development, to monitor the competition, or simply to manage your operations and customer experience, data can play a huge role in optimising business.
However, with so much information so readily available, it can be a little overwhelming trying to acquire and integrate data, and when you start factoring in multiple languages, varying credibility and authenticity of data sources, out of date information, and incomplete (or inaccurate!) results, it really can be a minefield.
The amount of data available grows by the minute, so it would make sense that manually trying to extract and integrate data is no longer a viable option for productive businesses.
So, what’s the alternative?
Robotic Process Automation(RPA)
We recommend Web Data Extraction, whereby ‘software robots’ automatically acquire and integrate precise data from the Internet – and from your internal systems. Using a web data extraction system means that you can streamline the extraction of large volumes of data very precisely, eliminating what you don’t want, unlike web scraping (basic tools which extract data from websites and portals) which often overlook vital data and require substantial filtering and cleansing of the data collected.
The other benefits of web data extraction are that it will perform ongoing monitoring for changes in key data sources, and it doesn’t require coding, development and programmers to keep it running, so it can be implemented and run quickly and easily. This frees up your staff, enabling them to spend more time with customers and working on the business.
Once your web data extraction is up and running, you’ll see some significant results in terms of operational efficiency and productivity, better insights, awareness, and risk management, more targeted product and service offerings and reduced costs.
To find out more about the Robotic Process Automation & Web Data Extraction systems we recommend, please get in touch with one of our helpful team members.