Microsoft and the emerging RPA Landscape

We had more action on RPA last week – one of the news outlets ran a headline saying: Microsoft’s Acquisition Of RPA Firm Softomotive Prompts Sector Leaders Including UiPath And Automation Anywhere To Brace For War. Business Insider The headlines may be a bit jazzier than the actual situation but things sure are getting...

UiPath’s “Hyperautomation” Release

UiPath announced its latest 20.4 Stable Release which is also called UiPath "Mr. Robot" apparently "to deliver a Robot for Everyone and make Attended Automation the central focus point."...

Microsoft & Softomotive – a perfect match?

Edit May 19, 2020: Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition of Sofotomotive. There are strong rumors that Microsoft is in talks to buy Softomotive. Softomotive is one of the pioneers in automation. Softomotive was founded in 2005 in Greece and moved its headquarters to London in 2015. It is a gold partner for Microsoft. Softomotive has two...

The real meaning of RPA and why it’s here to stay

What does Robotic Process Automation (RPA) stand for? Is it screen scraping? Yes, it is the most visible part of RPA but there is much more to it! In fact, it is much more than the technology itself. If we think in terms of technology, we are likely to get stuck thinking it has...

Open Source RPA – TagUI Resources

TagUI is an open-source, cross-platform, command-line RPA tool that allows you to automate your desktop web, mouse and keyboard actions easily. You can write your workflows in simple easy to understand human language. Read more about TagUI and other Open-source RPA tools here. Here are some key features: Human readable code which can be...

UiPath Activity Creator – Build custom activities quickly

UiPath provides you with the puzzle pieces to automate. These are called UiPath activities. Now if the puzzle pieces are not there, you may get them from the Community marketplace or may have to create them by yourself.  Now UiPath has an easier way to create these Custom activities – the UiPath Activity Creator. It...

Impact of Covid19 on RPA Automation

In response to Covid19, we are seeing RPA helping with the immediate impact. We are also seeing adverse impacts due to the crisis. To tide over this, there is some pro-bono work being done. ...

Top Five Emerging RPA trends

With many new and exciting technologies being added, RPA is more capable than ever before. This is leading to a much bigger market and more capable players....

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Tools and Skills for 2020

It has been over seven years since RPA went mainstream. What are the new RPA skills required for this fast-evolving market? The term Robotic Process Automation (RPA) was coined around 2012 by Blue Prism. Current RPA leader, UiPath (then Deskover) started building the RPA platform to train and orchestrate bots in 2012. That was...

A dozen RPA tools to consider in 2020

A dozen RPA tools to consider in 2020. Top 3 Automation Anywhere: A2019 with easy to use IQ bot. The best tool for 2020! UiPath: Great Roadmap. Losing steam a bit, like to see better delivery in 2020. Blue Prism: Slow and steady. Great FY 19. Hopefully will see Decipher in 2020. Emerging 3...