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Today, let’s have a look at automation of processes, actions, production or any other sector of your company activity. It is receiving lots of attention in conference presentations and lobby conversations. I think it is one of the most popular and trending topics of the emerging new business reality. Such terms as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning appear in almost every investment presentations of ambitious startups and fast growers.

Many of such founders hope to create unicorns that aim for the world. In most cases, they proudly flash these key words in front of their potential investors, trying to convince them that automation is their best choice. Partly, because investors turn a hungry eye toward anything potentially big and easily scalable. On one hand, it is natural that big projects are investors’ first choice. On the other hand, this approach carries great risks that I would like to bring to your attention in this episode. Are you ready? Let’s do it!

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