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...

Digitization of Purchase Orders with A2019 IQ Bot

Here is a quick project to convert Unstructured data to Structured data. We will extract Unstructured data from Purchase orders in PDF format into CSV files. The overview video below shows what we will look to accomplish in this project. The Digitization of documents in A2019 involves two steps: Creating a Learning Instance: We...

Open Source RPA Sessions

Sign-up for Open Source Sessions below. We will send you Webinar details as we finalize. Since there are sessions being planned periodically, based on when you sign-up, you would be receiving the invite for the next session. A recording for the completed sessions would be posted to YouTube. You can sign-up for the newsletter...

A Quick Project With UiPath StudioX

How easy is it to create an Automation with UiPath StudioX? I wanted to find out and so created a quick project. We take data from Excel and input it into a Web ERP application called Apptivo. This the same Time Entry project that I did with UiPath Studio here. Without much ado, here...

3 key differences between UiPath Studio and StudioX

If you have heard of the new UiPath StudioX, you may be wondering how this differs from the original UiPath Studio?  I did the same project on both the Studio and StudioX to find out for myself. I would like to share the project I did and how you can try them out for...

How to install UiPath Community Edition Studio and StudioX

UiPath community edition is a fully-featured version of the UiPath tool individuals and developers. It has been one of the reasons UiPath has been so popular. UiPath now has two different flavors of the Automation development environment – Studio and StudioX. StudioX is UiPath’s effort to build a development environment for people with no prior...

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....