The mission of the Intelligent Automation (IA) Initiative is to research, educate, and communicate how the adoption of this emerging technology can improve productivity, operations and service delivery of public sector organizations. The Initiative will also study and recommend possible governance models and public policy initiatives for IA deployment in the context of the broader economic outlook and the future of work.

As part of its mission, the Intelligent Automation (IA) Initiative will take a multi-disciplinary approach to provide points of view on how IA can help tackle both traditional and novel challenges of the public sector.

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Partnership announcement

George Mason University and UiPath partner to form Robotic Process Automation Initiative

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The Center for Business Civic Engagement (CBCE) at George Mason University (Mason) announced the establishment of the Intelligent Automation (IA) Initiative in partnership with leading enterprise RPA software company UiPath to determine the impact of RPA on government effectiveness and efficiency.

Look for the Intelligent Automation (IA) Initiative to include

  • Public understanding and education of the IA industry.
  • Case study research of applications and results.
  • Study general awareness of IA.
  • Academic education of policymakers to assist them in understanding and evaluating the benefits of IA.
  • Webinars on assorted subjects to discuss industry initiatives.
  • Provide an academic stage for discussion of public policy issues relating to IA uses across different levels of government
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