What is RPA in simple terms?

TLDR / ELI5 RPA Here is my explanation of RPA in simple terms: RPA is an easily configurable software that can emulate your actions at a computer like moving a cursor, clicking a button, etc. faster, and so can perform most of your repetitive tasks more efficiently. RPA is also called software bots and...

Gartner RPA Magic Quadrant for 2020

Gartner has released the 2020 Magic Quadrant for RPA.  Let us have a quick look at the most interesting tidbits from the report.  Key takeaways Here are my three main takeaways: The bigger players are here – Microsoft, SAP and Samsung SDS – and is a pointer of things to come. Next year, we should...

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...

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...