Growing up in Ireland in the early 1970’s, we had one TV station. Unless of course you lived on the east coast of Ireland and had an arial on your roof that enabled you to receive the BBC and ITV stations broadcast from the UK.
I know it’s hard to imagine today with all of the TV stations, YouTube, TikTok, Reels and all of the other streaming services that are available. In single-channel TV land, a friend invited me over one day to watch Dr Who, (a British sci-fi drama series that began in the 1960’s and is still running today, 60 years later!).
Unfortunately, the only memory I have of that program is ‘daleks’. They looked like upside-down armored trash cans on wheels, with large rivets, and two ‘lasers’ on the front. They shouted ‘Exterminate’, ‘Exterminate’ whenever they encountered humans.
The hype about Robotic Process Automation in Accounts Payable makes me wonder if people processing invoices in accounts payable fear robots coming to ‘Exterminate’ their jobs? Let’s look at the reality.Continue reading Robotic Process Automation in Accounts Payable