Avasant is proud to be recognized for the second consecutive year in the category of “Excellence in Strategic Partnerships” from the Industry Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) – a position of honor.
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Entries by Andrew Lobo
An Alliance between Avasant and LACChain was signed to establish cooperation frameworks that allow the development of the blockchain ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Avasant Foundation, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank LAB (IDB LAB), graduated 60 students from its Digital Skills Training Program in Guyana. The training program included literacy and numeracy modules in which students’ knowledge gaps were bridged in the language and mathematics skills needed to understand the digital ecosystem.
Universities have been particularly impacted by the pandemic due to the in-person nature of traditional education. They are responding to this threat by investing in digital technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), analytics, immersive learning spaces, and digital curricula. In fact, more than 80% of institutions are allocating over 25% of their 2021 IT budgets toward digital initiatives.
The pandemic has accelerated the need for digitization to achieve growth in every market segment. With paper-based workflows reducing overall workforce productivity, enterprises are leveraging cognitive technologies to streamline document processing across various departments. Platform providers are moving beyond traditional optical character recognition-based data extraction to generate new insights from complex, unstructured data. These trends, and others, are covered in our Intelligent Document Processing Platforms 2021 RadarView.
Cloud-based CRM suites are seeing increased adoption due to the ability to personalize the customer experience. These new capabilities are driving a 30% increase in CRM implementation services this year including CRM architecture, design, and managed services.
The Avasant Foundation, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank LAB (IDB LAB), kicked off its Digital Skills Training program designed to help workers in the Bahamas displaced by Hurricane Dorian and the subsequent COVID-19 pandemic. The program, designed by the foundation, will help unemployed and underemployed Bahamians build technological skills in high demand in the current global economy including project management, data analytics, and Agile development. The first cohorts began training June 21st, and eventually 500 fully funded scholarships will be awarded.
“It doesn’t work like it does in the movies—no one is going to cut off your hand or steal your eyeball to break into your PC. However, one problem is error rates. Subtle errors in scanning can leave an authorized employee locked out of important work.”