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January 2019

Area4: A peculiar danger of automation

You might think that automation is always good. You might even think that the more automation the better. I don't blame you. I used to think that too. As I…

Kuba January 17, 2019

Area4: The Human factor

The big elephant in the room is the human element of automation. I have alluded to my stance on that in the previous posts but I wanted to dedicate a whole article…

Kuba January 17, 2019

Area4: Data Analytics in a Restaurant

This is a story we usually encounter: A company gathers vasts amounts of data, but then it just sits there and gathers dust. Usually, the main culprit is fragmentation.…

Kuba January 13, 2019

Area4: The Pharma Case

The big ol' Pharma. My friend works in the above-mentioned industry. It seemed to me they have it all figured out. They are at the bleeding (no pun intended) edge.…

Kuba January 12, 2019

Area4: Be present

When diving into automation for your company don't live in the future, live in the present. Whilst the promise of this autonomous future seems incredible, the true…

Kuba January 11, 2019

Area4: The robots

Ah! This was inevitable. When I talk to regular people about automation they picture (I picture, they picture) huge assembly lines with welding robots. You can't…

Kuba January 10, 2019

Area4: Equity Trader

Big companies look for big projects. Their automation solutions are always huge rollouts with multi-million $$$ invested in the software. Is that the best…

Kuba January 9, 2019

Welcome to Area4: Improvement

People get crazy about the newest research into AI and humanoid robots that will automate their jobs away. To me, the more exciting prospect is fixing the small…

Kuba January 9, 2019