A procedure list the things you need to do sequencially in a routine process to ensure that everything is done and nothing gets neglected or outright forgotten. A work instruction tells you how to do something. However, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already been applied to highly repeatable tasks where large quantities of observations and decisions can be analyzed for patterns. How far are we from a future (Internet of Things or IoT?) where the only document involved with a firm are quality policy, objectives, and records?