The RPA industry can be a place of buzzwords and a whole lot of hype. The marketing misinformation pushed in this industry creates a lot of confusion and leads to unrealistic expectations on what can and can’t be achieved with automation. In Part 1 of this series, we’re taking a no-hype approach to unpack those common RPA myths and set your automation initiative up for success.
Developing a solid implementation methodology is so critical to the overall success of a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) initiative. A comprehensive methodology, or framework, allows the business to iteratively improve on implementation cycles to drive greater quality, consistency, and repeatability. In this article, we will explore why the first step in RPA implementation, process documentation, is such an important and foundational element. What is process documentation? Process documentation is a step-by-step detailed account of the business process that is being automated. Within this documentation, every step that is taken by the employee to execute the business process to produce the …
Whether you are new to automation or working to expand your robotic process automation (RPA) initiative learning how to evaluate processes for automation is imperative. RPA is a powerful tool that can yield impressive results, such as efficiency gains, reduced overhead, and decreased cycle time. Yet if a company pursues processes that are not ideal, they may face unnecessary setbacks in making their program successful. Any investment of time and effort has an associated cost which deducts from the ROI that can be achieved. To maximize your return, let’s explore some criteria for process selection and examples from a variety of industries.