Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a technology that involves the use of software robots to perform tasks that were initially performed by humans. Traditional automation technologies typically orchestrate interactions with back-end systems, which are hidden from the users. This traditional approach requires access to comprehensive integrations for each and every system involved in the automation. Frequently, these integrations are not readily available or accessible; especially for older systems. Instead of building these back-end integrations, RPA utilizes existing front-end interfaces for automation. An RPA bot will interact with the computer desktop and windows, as if it were a human worker, and perform the tasks that a human would normally perform. Imagine sitting a robot down in front of a computer. This robot will perform all the same operations that a human would — only faster, more accurate, and available at all times. It can read an entire screen in a matter of seconds, determine what it needs to do immediately, and retain all the information in its memory in order to complete a multitude of tasks. It will also click buttons, open web pages, search, and type out information just like any human. Robotic process automation gives you a faster way to automate tasks. Our team has a proven approach to discovering, documenting, implementing, and managing bots across your enterprise.
There are two major kinds of robotic automation you should consider: Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Robotic Desktop Automation (RDA). Each has its merits as a solution for your business.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is software technology that’s easy for anyone to use to automate digital tasks.
Robotic Process Automation bots have the same digital skillset as people—and then some. Think of Rcan interact with any system or application. For example, bots are able to copy-paste, scrape web data, make calculations, open and move files, parse emails, log into programs, connect to APIs, and extract unstructured data.
RPA delivers measurable business benefits right out of the gate, such as cost reduction, greater accuracy, and delivery speed.
When it comes to smarts bots, you don't always have them. However, with Smart Bots or Intelligent automation we can blow past what a normal bot can do. There are multiple approaches to making bots smarter including allowing bots to apply rules-based logic, giving bots access to machine learning models, or teaching bots to read through technologies like optical character recognition and natural language processing.
RPA bots can interact with any system or application the same way a human worker would. It’s as simple as showing your bots what to do, then letting them do the work.
RPA bots create real and sustainable change in employee productivity by accelerating workflows and enabling more work to get done by executing processes independently. In document-intensive industries like financial services and insurance, RPA bots can handle form filling and claims processing hands-free.
When RPA is married with AI technologies (aka Intelligent Automation), you can reimagine how businesses operate by seamlessly integrating technology, work processes, and people.
How do you find the right place to apply RPA to your business? Where do you start? Who should be in the room? At BP3 we offer a FREE one-day RPA discovery workshop to help you find the right place to get started and where the most ROI can be found.
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