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Idea to Draft in 30 Seconds: ChatGPT and the Future of Blog Writing

Since launching in November 2022, like many other people, I have been using and testing OpenAI’s ChatGPT. It is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot capable of providing coherent answers to questions and generating detailed suggestions to almost anything that is asked of it. I was going to write this blog myself but curious to test […]

Providing Protection From ‘Porch Piracy’ With Doorbell Insurance

Person stealing package from porch

With the huge increases in online shopping over recent years, we are all experiencing multiple deliveries at our doorsteps and managing the challenges of being available to receive them at all times of the day. Often, parcels are now left at the front door with a photograph taken as proof of delivery, but what happens […]

Using IoT technology to help businesses manage water consumption and reduce insurance premiums

Leaking water from pipe

In order to help businesses and property companies mitigate water damage from leaks, floods and faulty appliances, MICology have developed innovative software that utilises sensor driven IoT devices to monitor properties for water consumption and provide alerts for any issues that arise. This technology not only enables businesses to monitor and reduce their water usage, […]

5 Reasons to Move From Spreadsheets to System

5 Reasons To Move From Spreadsheets to System will help you understand the benefits of breaking up with Excel. FLOvate’s Edwin Harrell looks at the five weaknesses inherent in spreadsheets, and helps you build your case for investing in a business process management system such as LEAP Low Code by FLOvate.

Should I Build or Buy Software?

Build or Buy: when looking for a software solution to a business problem you traditionally have two choices. Licence a commercial product that may not meet all your requirements, or build a bespoke system at greater cost. We’d like to introduce you to a third option: LEAP low-code software.

Low Code or No Code?

When it comes to process management solutions, low code software is superior to no code. MICology, behind the LEAP low-code business process management platform, explain why. Increasingly, senior management teams are looking to digitally transform their organisations. They are under pressure to move away from analogue methods that tie people to geography and device, to […]

What is Process Improvement?

When I was asked to write this article, I thought I would look on the internet and see what definitions came up. I was more than a little disappointed, especially considering some of the sources. My fundamental criticism of the definitions I found is that they give you no idea of what has improved about the process. At a recent FLOvate workshop we asked the question ‘What is Process Improvement?’ We also asked with an opinion as to whether each factor identified was tactical (used to support strategic factors) or strategic?

What Does That Mean? Common Tech Terms Explained

Acronyms, abbreviations and unusual words. Whenever you are introduced to a new world there are lots of terms that are mentioned on websites and in blogs that you are just expected to know. Here we list the meanings of some of the most common terms that can be found in the worlds of process automation and business software, in easy to understand, bitesize chunks. If there are additional terms that you come across that are not listed, please let us know and we will add them.

Are There Limits to Artificial Intelligence?

What is Artificial Intelligence? Marvin Minsky, commonly known as the father of artificial intelligence (AI), defined it as: “Artificial intelligence is the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by men.” Importantly, this doesn’t mean the machines have to be intelligent. A dumb machine running a clever piece of software, designed and written by humans, is classed as AI. Although digital technology has been an ordinary part of scientific and bureaucratic life since the 1950s, and everyday life since the 1980s, sophisticated marketing campaigns still have most people convinced that technology is something new and potentially revolutionary.

Low Code And Risk Management

Low Code and Risk Management: How does Low-Code Software Increase Organisational Agility in Relation to Risk? Every change initiative brings risk. Unless you manage that risk, it can be detrimental to the business. In this article, we explore how LEAP Low-Code platform can mitigate risk in change management situations. Process Change & Risk Management In […]