Have you hit a wall in scaling Robotic Process Automation (RPA)?
According to the Economist’s recent report on automation, while 91% of surveyed organizations use automation technologies, only 51% make extensive use of them. Perhaps you have a few robots, and maybe even some well-intentioned employees emailing automation ideas. But despite the clear will to automate, there is often a gap on the next steps.
UiPath, a global Microsoft IP Co-Sell Ready partner, will exhibit at Microsoft Inspire￼ on July 14–18, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Inspire is the premier global event for thousands of Microsoft partners from all over the world to connect, collaborate, and celebrate as one community.
We are eager to share this experience with as many of our current partners as possible as well as leaders of advisory companies, business process outsourcing firms, systems integrators, managed service providers, and other organizations we’ve yet to meet.
It’s an exciting time for Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Gartner has announced their first-ever Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation Software. We believe that this focus on the Robotic Process Automation market speaks volumes about two important business trends:
Over the past four years, I have met and talked with many organizations about their Robotic Process Automation (RPA) journey. The vast majority are still struggling to cross the chasm between successful pilots—and even multiple deployments—to large scale deployment. Most of the issues hindering scaling RPA are organizational and I have written a white paper that describes the issues and proposes some solutions and a framework to think about them.
Lately, I have observed some patterns among those organizations who have difficulties scaling RPA and also some common best practices among those who succeed.
It's been a busy month for the UiPath product team, and we have lots of exciting new capabilities to highlight. Firstly, earlier this month we launched the Public Preview of the UiPath Enterprise Cloud Platform. This is a true Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering of our platform beginning with Orchestrator. It allows you to focus on your automation projects and leave the IT to us. You can learn more about this milestone achieved in the “automation first” era and sign-up today for the public preview if you haven’t done so already.
At UiPath, we focus on pragmatic AI, or using AI to solve specific customer problems. Today I am excited to talk to you about how UiPath is using AI to help our customers automate one of the oldest processes in human history: the processing of financial documents, such as invoices and receipts.
Disruption is an inevitable result of technological innovation and advancement. As powerful new technology emerges—the internet, mobile platforms, the cloud, etc.—those organizations that fail to adapt and evolve inevitably fall by the wayside. Even industry giants are not immune to this phenomenon, and the history of business is littered with companies that failed to keep up with the pace of technological evolution and paid the price for it.