SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

SAP RPA is a cloud solution that works with the on-premise components Desktop Agent and Desktop Studio.   SAP RPA Key Components Desktop Studio: Where you develop the Automation – a set of scripts describing what is expected. Desktop Agent: The local component that executes the Automation – requires a connection to Cloud Factory....

One Big Challenge with RPA you need to know

RPA is quick, easy and cheap to build but usually needs more effort to maintain So, the upfront costs are lower. But be ready to spend more later.  Why is this?  RPA processes do change and also the technology is brittle. RPA automates repetitive processes done by humans which usually change (People adapt but bot breaks...

What is the best way to learn RPA?

Start by Automating something useful for you. Learning to do RPA was hard for me until I actually started doing real use cases. From there it was easy to go back and learn the puzzle pieces (like UiPath activities) you need. Look around you – what is something that you do every day/week/month? Let...

Where is it best to use RPA?

You should ideally consider RPA for processes that have: Legacy applications Not adding new features to the apps Apps do not have too many bugs The process is mature RPA will need more maintenance if your process and apps change....

How to make a Quick and Simple RPA Bot for Time Entry

Do you want to get your feet wet by building a quick RPA bot? The best way to start is by Automating something useful for you. Learning to do RPA was hard for me until I actually started doing real use cases. From there it was easy to go back and learn the Automation puzzle...

Would RPA emerge as a Transformative tool for companies?

With Process Automation as the core, RPA is emerging as a hub to add and orchestrate emerging technologies to solve business problems. Organizations have started using RPA for: AI / Machine Learning (ML) Document Processing (ICR, OCR) Natural language processing (NLP) Computer Vision Text Analytics Conversational AI (Chatbots) Process Mining and Discovery and more.....

Microsoft RPA – What is it? How does it work?

Microsoft now has it’s own RPA! To me, the great news for all of us RPA practitioners is that this is another validation of the technology. With SAP and Microsoft in the fray, it is now proven that there is a real need for this kind of technology in the enterprise. I would also...

How does Microsoft RPA affect the existing RPA Vendors?

Not much at least for now. The top 3 are pretty ahead in terms of what they have already built out in terms of assets and clients. They are all built on top of Microsoft libraries but that does not discount the effort the current vendors have put in to create the market as...

Top 5 Open Source RPA Choices

We are seeing a good amount of interest in Open Source RPA. To my surprise, a post on a Linux version of TagUi garnered quite a bit of interest. We recently saw a company announce a $5.6M investment to bring open-source RPA. We also had Softomotive announce a new project to develop an open-source...

Evolution of AI through the ages

This is a guest post by Vikas Kulhari. Vikas is an Intelligent Automation Consultant at KPMG. He is a Certified Solution Architect helping clients design, create and maintain Intelligent and Robotics Process Automation (RPA) solutions.   Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is not new technology anymore. Most of the sectors have already started investing in AI...