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 a new technology anymore. Most of the sectors have already started investing in AI research...

Free RPA Language – Robin

Robin is a free Domain Specific programming language. It is specifically created for building RPA software bots. It runs on Microsoft .Net Common Language Runtime (CLR), the virtual machine component of Microsoft’s .NET framework. You would need a basic understanding of that to get started. Robin Software Development Kits (SDK) is available and should...

What is an RPA or Automation CoE ? Why do we need it?

We have probably come across this scenario. Bob manages Accounts Payable for his Organization. The group always had an issue with the tedious work of processing Invoices. The IT group after all the cajoling had come up with an Oracle custom solution to reduce the work. It was an incomplete solution and also failed...