Cognitive Automation is software with the ability to perform more complex work that involves unstructured data (like images, documents, or PDFs). Cognitive Automation is powered by Machine Learning.
why is it important?
“Cognitive Automation” is a term that allows software companies, industry analysts, and software users to define the type of work that automation can do. “Cognition” means “judgment” or “perception,” so Cognitive Automation is software that can make judgments and perceive knowledge.
how do winning companies use it?
• Identifying specific products or objects within an image • Extracting and matching relevant data from unstructured documents • Synthesizing large volumes of information into concise descriptions
how does WorkFusion use it?
Cognitive Automation is one of the tools in WorkFusion’s automation toolkit. Paired with RPA, Cognitive Automation canautomate more complex judgement activities like data entry and reconciliations, even when unstructured data is prevalent. Cognitive Automation will ask for human assistance when it encounters something it cannot understand, and will learn from those escalations to continuously improve its ability to automate.