Automation, AI, and robotics have risen to the top of the CIO agenda, but the road to realizing business value with these technologies is long and winding. Organizations that succeed with these technologies make numerous investments in prerequisites, which Forrester encapsulates in a model called RQ, the Robotics Quotient.
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As CIOs navigate through the challenges of automation, AI and robotics, Forrester identified several common situations that enterprises find themselves in today:
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To prepare their organizations for the long-term challenges and opportunities, CIOs must re-calibrate their priorities and invest in fundamentals. For example, only about 1 in 5 CIOs say that "increasing top-line revenue" should be a driver of their adoption of automation technologies, but generating true value in this space requires far more than cost-cutting. And investing in RQ fundamentals -- from training employees to creating new organizational structures to budgeting -- can help any company be more successful driving business results with automation and AI.
-- By J.P. Gownder, vice president, principal analyst
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