Robotic Process Automation concerns technology which allows basic human tasks to be completed by software programmes and applications, sometimes referred to as ‘robots’. Tasks such checking receipts and spreadsheets, sending automated messages and updates and simple bookkeeping that used to take hours can now be completed in minutes, sometimes seconds.
Since around 50 years when the theory was originally created, many organisations have strived to make great advances in RPA which has become a multi-million dollar industry. Some have tried and failed, while some have been recognised for their dedication to the field. Here are the 8 leaders and visionaries in RPA today.
Created in 1986, NICE has three principle areas of activity: Perfecting Customer Experience, Powering Public Safety, and Financial Crime Prevention & Compliance. NICE has been the recognized leader providing solutions which turn both structured and unstructured data into valuable and actionable information.
Their success started by capturing interactions and their expertise has evolved into applying analytics on these interactions.1
7. EdgeVerge Systems
EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys, develops innovative software products and offers them on premise or as cloud-hosted business platforms. Their products help businesses develop deeper connections with stakeholders, power continuous innovation and accelerate growth in the digital world.
Today, global corporations across financial services, insurance, retail and CPG, life sciences, manufacturing, and telecommunications use EdgeVerve products.2
6. Another Monday
According to CEO Hans Martens, ‘Our vision is to redesign the traditional work environment to make sure people will look forward to Monday as much as they look forward to Friday. Our goal: Empower People, Embrace Robotics.’
With continuous improvement to skills and knowledge, successive validation and proof of scale, Another Monday has succeeded in building the biggest bot-farm worldwide yet with 1500 virtual employees.3
Pega is the leader in cloud software for customer engagement and operational excellence. The world’s most recognized and successful brands rely on Pega’s AI-powered software to optimize every customer interaction on any channel while ensuring their brand promises are kept.
Pega’s low-code application development platform allows enterprises to quickly build and evolve apps to meet their customer and employee needs and drive digital transformation on a global scale. For more than 35 years, Pega has enabled higher customer satisfaction, lower costs, and increased customer lifetime value.4
The rapid rise of AI and automation, along with the changing roles of people in the workforce, have created both complexity and opportunity for individuals, businesses and entire countries.
WorkFusion states that their purpose is to reduce this complexity and help our customers exploit the opportunity through products that pair people with intelligent software robots. 5
3. Automation Anywhere
Automation Anywhere state their mission is ‘To enable companies to operate with unprecedented productivity and efficiency by automating any part of the enterprise that can be automated with the most intelligent and intuitive robotic process automation platform we call “The Intelligent Digital Workforce”.’
Their vision- to take the robot out of the human. To liberate employees from mundane, repetitive tasks, allowing them more time to use their intellect and creativity to solve higher order business challenges.6
2. Blue Prism
As the pioneer and market leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Blue Prism is the trusted, secure choice for Intelligent Automation available on-premises, in the cloud, or as an integrated solution in a hybrid cloud environment.
Blue Prism brings you the connected-RPA Platform, an advanced technology ecosystem that puts the power of accessible, advanced cognitive technologies in the hands of your operational leaders.7
UiPath was founded in 2005 in Bucharest by the Romanian entrepreneurs Daniel Dines and Marius Tîrc?. In September 2019, UiPath was ranked #3 on the Forbes Cloud 100 and was ranked first in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 on November 2019.
Today, UiPath is the fastest-growing enterprise software company in history and strives to erase boundaries between themselves and customers through continuously shared learning and growth.8