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BP3 People
Sometimes we feel like Holmes on Homes, trust me. But what we love doing is helping our clients, even when it means fixing what they've been left with.
What does Holmes on Homes have to do with Hiring Consulting Firms?
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Automation
Intelligent Automation
This is part 2 of a series about transforming processes, using a utility company as the star of the story(!) :
Video: Process Automation Story: Utilities
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Automation
DevOps
Our team shares some knowledge on our support site
Sharing Docker Knowledge
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Automation
Process Automation
Robotic Process Automation
IBM
If you're an IBM Automation customer, you should really be working with BP3 - our team will take care of you.
Good Insight into IBM Business Automation Workflow
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Automation
Intelligent Automation
Robotic Process Automation
I love how he emphasizes that you follow the value - if the next most valuable thing to do is more RPA you do it, if it is end-to-end process then you do that - follow the value:
Getting Started: RPA Discovery
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Robotic Process Automation
Automation
I've always thought about attended vs. unattended as much like the difference between RDA and RPA, as covered in an early video in our RPA series, back in 2018.
Attended vs. Unattended
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Robotic Process Automation
Neil Ward-Dutton brought a guest - John O'Brien - to his weekly broadcast on AI and Business Automation, to take on the topic of RPA vendors and how they are attempting to avoid commoditization:
Video: RPA Vendors and the Commoditization Trap
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
It seems like ages ago, but it was only December 2018 when we had our CEO, Scott Francis, sit down and talk with Krista White, about RPA business use cases.
From the Video Vault: RPA Use Cases
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Austin
Automation
Tesla is building a new factory in Austin. One can't help but wonder if there might be a move of Tesla HQ to Austin in the future. That would really set the business news coverage on fire here in Austin.
Austin to Tesla: Welcome Home!
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Design
News
Denser Non-Volatile Data Storage
Friday Fun: Denser Non-Volatile Data Storage
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
Manufacturing
BP3 Global - example of applying RPA to a Manufacturing business. Updating parts inventories from multiple suppliers.
Manufacturing with Automation and RPA
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
Process Automation
This is a great example of automating some of the processes that real estate agents use to drive new business, such as contacting prospects on a regular schedule, which would normally be done (or not done) manually.
Building Great Solutions for You
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Process Automation
Automation
Business Case
Video: A Process Automation Story
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
IBM
Process Automation
Another RPA Acquisition: IBM buys WDG
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Automation
Business Case
In a recent video on his YouTube channel, Neil Ward Dutton discusses the “cyclical” nature of no-code or low-code.
Neil Ward-Dutton on the No-Code Cycle
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BP3 People
Robotic Process Automation
Process Automation
Support
How we do Discovery Workshops for RPA and Robotics
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Automation Anywhere
BP3 People
Robotic Process Automation
Process Automation
In this BP3 Live video, our very own Dan Seager shows off how you can leverage interactive forms with RPA (specifically, Automation Anywhere), in what they call “human-in-the-loop”:
Video: Interactive Forms with RPA
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Process
Robotic Process Automation
If you can't tell, I've been intrigued by Neil's series of youtube videos covering a range of topic around AI and Automation, as part of his work at IDC.? I think it is a great way to humanize and mak
Neil Ward-Dutton on Process Mining: Why Now?
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Apple
Fun Friday post here,  quoting from the Monday Note ... : In the Monday Note, Jean-Louis Gass?e reminds us of a critical factor in the success of the iPhone, which, 14 years on, most of us have likely
iPhone Success: One Crucial Element
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Automation
Events
Robotic Process Automation
David Brakoniecki, our Managing Director for European operations, recently gave a talk for Automation Anywhere's Imagine conference (virtually of course!) - and  the video is available here with regis
David Brakoniecki: Finding Success in RPA through Thoughtful Discovery
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
Neil Ward-Dutton of IDC talks about three of the ways AI might augment Automation: Conversation, Document Understanding, and Predictions. His latest video series is a great primer on a number of key b
Combination Plays: Automation + AI or ML
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BP3 People
Over the years, the members of our team have recorded a number of videos for us, to explain what we do, what matters to us, and how we feel about our work.? Over the course of these videos, you can ge
More Focus: Our Team, Talking about What we Do
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Automation
Events
Robotic Process Automation
whatever it is you focus on, make sure it is a really important problem that people will notice when you fix it.?  Pick something that matters... your organization has a very scarce resource that
Automation Anywhere Imagine: Perspective on RPA Going Forward
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Apple
In  this article , and also according to  Bloomberg , speculation ahead of Apple's WWDC conference is that Apple might announce its own chips for Mac hardware launching in 2021.? Speculation on this s
Friday Fun: Apple Moving to it's own Chips for the Mac?
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
Summary    Automation Anywhere's IQ Bot and UIPath's Document Understanding are software offerings that these companies are positioning as extensions to their base RPA solutions. These products are
IDP Overview: Hey! What's this IQ Bot thingy?
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Automation
Process
Robotic Process Automation
It isn't often you can get advice from three years ago - about technology - that is still just as good now as it was then. But in March of 2017, McKinsey published a report: " Intelligent process auto
Advice from Three Years Ago, Still Good Today
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Apple
This series of posts from Chris MacAskill  ("The secret call to Andy Grove that may have helped Apple buy NeXT") is amazing. It is a series of snapshots in time of the trials and tribulations at NeXT
Friday Fun: Memory Lane from someone at NeXT
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Is CMMN the prolog of Business Process Management?? Signs point to yes:    https://twitter.com/skemsley/status/1262849016527814659?s=20    https://twitter.com/sfrancisatx/status/1263277025785233409?s=
Is CMMN the prolog of BPM?
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BP3 People
Design
So  McKinsey did a study published in October, 2018 on the subject of the value of design .? They defined the McKinsey Design Index to track the performance of the top quartile MDI performers.? The fi
There's a Faster Way to do That? - with Design
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Automation
Process
Robotic Process Automation
If you missed this report from January (which feels like it was from another decade, let alone just a couple of months ago), Horses for Sources (HfS) put out their analysis in January 2020 of the RPA
Horses for Sources (HfS) on the RPA Market
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Automation
Process
Robotic Process Automation
This post was originally  published on Medium to share the the Austin Startups publication . I'm sharing it here as well for the BP3 audience!    BP3 has been helping our clients find a faster way to
Robotics (RPA) Brings New Rules to Process Automation
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Automation
Neil Ward-Dutton posted a nice quick-take on low-code and automation:      Just uploaded my third weekly quick-take video: Let's talk about low-code. What's your view?  #lowcode   #automation   https:
What's Low got to do with it? A Low-Code Discussion
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
Predictions are tough. Even when they are predictions about what appears to be the near-term or the next year.? Because you not only have to get the substance of the prediction right, you have to get
Predicting RPA by Identifying the Challenges to be Overcome
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BP3 People
Sven Boermeester is an entrepreneur with a publishing business: he collects compelling stories about innovative companies, city by city, and publishes them into a fantastic book to share with friends,
Innovate Austin: the book of Innovative Companies in Austin
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
Design for people.? Whenever you are designing software, who you are designing it for is perhaps the  most important thing to be sure of.?  It affects every decision you make.? It isn't that much diff
What BPEL Teaches us about Human in the Loop": Design for People"
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Automation
Process
Robotic Process Automation
At CamundaCon there were in-depth discussions about the role of process engines and RPA software, as well as how to orchestrate all the RPA bots people are building.    Since then,  an article on Deut
A Real World Example of RPA and Process Orchestration
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Automation
Robotic Process Automation
In a moment where we all have some reasonable fear about our health, the health of our loved ones, and of our friends and coworkers - we also have short-to-medium-term economic uncertainty.? The tempt
Is Now the Time to Increase Automation?
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A  recently published report on a survey  by IDG (sponsored by a BPM software firm), on the subject of whether technology delivers stronger customer relationships.? Full disclosure: my personal opinio
Does Technology Deliver Stronger Customer Relationships?
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Automation
Events
Process
Last week we posted about OTPP and Camunda at CamundaCon - but we hadn't noticed a  nice blog post on Camunda's blog that has some more details  about OTPP's journey with Camunda:   With $201.4 billio
OTPP Customer Story on Camunda's Blog
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Apple
Process
I find the reporting on  Apple's possible move from Intel chips to its own ARM-based chips fascinating . At some level, Apple seems to look at all of the necessary components of their products, and ap
Taking Constraint Theory and Process to the CPU level
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BP3 People
News
Perhaps art won't heal patients,  but Banksy has found a way to bring some comfort to doctors and nurses on the front lines through his art :      A new work by the elusive street artist Banksy, honor
Banksy to Doctors and Nurses: Thank You
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Automation
Process
Have you implemented something new in your team?? Or made a big change in how you want to handle something? Have you made a big "Change Management" style change in your organization, or been a part of
If you want to Change, and make it Stick, you need a Process
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Automation
Events
Process
Robotic Process Automation
While attending the CamundaCon conference last week, the intersection of RPA and process was explored across vs several conversations.? An interesting development to see RPA so prominently featured in
A Bot and a Process Walk into a Virtual Conference Together
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Events
Process
Ontario Teachers Pension Plan gave two presentations at CamundaCon - both well done. Sandy Kemsley  covers the first one in this post  (scroll down), and there's an interesting bit of history. Sandy i
CamundaCon Recap: Customer Stories from OTPP
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Events
Process
In the first track presentation of Day 1 for CamundaCon, Keller Williams presented their solution for Smart Plans for their agents.?  In a post by Sandy Kemsley , she captures the details of the prese
CamundaCon Recap: Customer Stories from Keller Williams
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Events
Process
Camunda in Context   As is often the case with a conference on process technologies,  Sandy Kemsley has the best live blog available on the subject  of  CamundaCon .? As she notes, Jakob Freund deliv
CamundaCon Recap: Best Virtual Conference so Far
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Process Automation
In this video, Carmen Galicia walks through using external user interface tools to manage your digital process automation user experience. She highlights the benefits and challenges of "going h
VIDEO: Headless BPM
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Process Automation
[Editor's note: Don't forget to  register for Driven 2017!??  Our customer conference is August 16th and 17th this year.? More sessions are being added every week! Download our FREE ebook on Blockch
Making the World Safe for Blockchain
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BP3 People
Process Automation
We had a good smile the other day when we saw  coverage of our company depicted  as having a "management shakeup" at BP3.? I guess it looks like a shakeup, but what we're doing is organizing, more
Growing Up versus Shaking Up
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Process Automation
Apple
Robotic Process Automation
[ Editor's note: This guest post from Gary Samuelson is the first in a series.? Gary is a thought leader in BPM and Architecture, and we're privileged to be able to share his work here!?  Original
Process Management Architecture: Overview of Methods, Features, and Capabilities
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