Two commonly seen automation types in mid- to high-volume settings include Island of Automation
and Total Laboratory Automation (TLA).
She outlined Intergraph's innovative approach that will move GIS from an island of automation
by deploying open, geospatial management, analysis, visualization and distribution technology as a core component of an information-centric enterprise.
This alliance will allow billers developing their own electronic billing solution to avoid creating an island of automation
that does not link to their paper billing process," said Bill Walker, Bell & Howell MPS' executive director for digital messaging.
No longer will CAD/CAM/CAE or GIS be an island of automation
in the enterprise.