In this episode of the Back @ IT podcast, Aaron Back welcomes Yooz CEO Laurent Charpentier for a conversation on cloud creativity, security, and the four key pillars supporting Yooz automation software.
00:01 — Aaron introduces today’s topic and guest: unlocking technological creativity and innovation with Yooz CEO Laurent Charpentier.
01:50 — Charpentier quickly recaps his career in coding and tech, including how Yooz arrived where it is today.
02:34 — Charpentier further explains Yooz, a cloud-based automation software that streamlines the accounts payable process.
04:55 — The Yooz business model stemmed from a foundation of creativity; the company aims to free up people from performing tedious tasks through unique automation technologies.
06:11 — The goal of Yooz technology is to empower clients to focus their time and energy on the most impactful tasks.
08:23 — Aaron describes the lengthy process of building logic-based workflows and how AI can ease the administrative components involved.
09:27 — When used properly, AI doesn’t replace people. Rather, it makes people’s lives easier. Yooz is built on four key pillars:
- Cloud applications
- Simplicity in the user experience
- Powerful features
- Unique AI technology
11:39 — Aaron continues the discussion on the new possibilities provided by the modern partner ecosystem.
12:50 — Yooz has “barely started to scratch the surface” of potential partnership networks.
15:10 — Security “should not be an afterthought,” but a foundational aspect of cloud technology.
15:50 — Yooz cloud-based systems are built on Microsoft Azure, with built-in ironclad security thanks to the tools provided by the pre-built platform. The Yooz IT team is developing fraud detection that works to actively detect threats before they occur.
18:20 — Aaron discusses cybersecurity as a business enabler and how security instills trust in customers.
21:07 — Charpentier notes several upcoming worldwide events featuring Yooz. Aaron examines how audiences are approaching live events with different questions now than they might have pre-pandemic.
24:10 — Charpentier reports how Yooz clients reflect the changing needs and strategies of the post-pandemic environment and the obstacles driving them to cloud solutions.
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