automation automation  /ɔ tə ˈmeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; usually involving electronic hardware
  2. (n) the condition of being automatically operated or controlled
  3. (n) equipment used to achieve automatic control or operation



  1. It's Not What Is Done but HowTHE biggest scare word in the lexicon of unionism is automation.
  2. Not Fired, Just Not Hired THE rise in unemployment has raised some new alarms around an old scare word: automation.
  3. In the new world of office automation, one of the prime problems has been the fact that not all machines talk the same language.


  1. Marketing Automation's Missing Link: Getting Higher Conversions Using Customer Intelligence

    What’s missing from marketing automation systems today are insights into who customers really are, beyond their demographics and one-dimensional profiles in CRM systems.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Rockwell Automation To Present At William Blair Conference ; Webcast At 1:40 PM

    Rockwell Automation To Present At William Blair Conference ; Webcast At 1:40 PM
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Substation Automation Market is Expected to Reach $122.94 Billion by 2018, at an Estimated CAGR of 5.2% from 2013 to ...

    Substation Automation Market report deals with all the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities with respect to the substation automation market, which are helpful in identifying trends and key success factors for the industry. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "We signed our largest on-demand sales force automation contract this quarter," Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said in a prepared statement. "This was just one of several recent wins over We also sold our first database machine,...
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Larry Ellison Source: CNN

  2. "The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency," said Bill Gates.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Bill Gates Source: (press release)

  3. "Tribune and Local TV expect to realize significant savings in management, technology, and other overhead costs," Michaels said in a statement, "Things like research and development and automation technology are more efficient on a large...
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Randy Michaels Source: Broadcast Newsroom

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