The inefficient, manual, repetitive task is ingrained into the day-to-day operations of most businesses. It manifests itself in a variety of ways.
The cutting and pasting of data from one report into a spreadsheet in order to produce "the real" report
The upkeep and use of an obsolete system or software “because it contains valuable information”
The laborious reconciliation of timesheets, billings, expenses or “non-accounting” data
Unsecured paper/document-based messaging or communication workflows