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CMSWire: Will the Real Robotic Process Automation Please Stand Up?

Posted by Brian Terrell on Mon, Dec 11, 2017

What constitutes a robotics process automation (RPA) system is, generally speaking, very straightforward. However, as this technology grows in appeal and market share, vendors are introducing tools that they describe as RPA offerings but which, in fact, are not RPA systems.

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Will Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Replace Outsourcing?

Posted by Brian Terrell on Fri, Dec 01, 2017

Our answer may surprise you.

For decades, virtually every large financial, insurance and telecom enterprise has employed nearshore and offshore outsourcing of routine business processes. And for decades, it penciled out in those enterprises’ favor. But that could be changing. Wages in China and India continue to rise by double digits annually. While wages in other countries remain low, there are significant startup costs and multiple challenges involved in outsourcing. Could Robotic Process Automation (RPA) replace Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)?

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Lexology: Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation

Posted by Brian Terrell on Fri, Dec 01, 2017

You can’t move in the outsourcing industry without hearing about Robotic Process Automation (RPA). And while it might sound like terminology cribbed from a sci-fi novel, the truth is that RPA is already here, and it is transforming the way modern businesses operate.

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CMSWiRE: Answers to your RPA vs Traditional Automation Questions

Posted by Brian Terrell on Fri, Dec 01, 2017

Forrester Research predicts the robotics process automation (RPA) market will reach $2.9 billion by 2021 from a base of $250 million in 2016. That is a substantial leap for a technology that, in some quarters, is still poorly understood. Or to put it another way: RPA is an emerging technology whose full potential still goes unrealized by many people.

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7 ways Robotic Process Automation (RPA) helps Mid-market organizations

Posted by Brian Terrell on Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Robotics Process Automation (RPA) is a trending technology topic – but not so much, we’ve noticed, in the mid-market organizations. RPA refers to software applications (often called robots or bots) that replicate actions or tasks exactly like a human would – making RPA software an ideal application for automating repetitive, manual tasks. And mid-market organizations have no shortage of repetitive, manual tasks just begging to be automated. Read more.

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