• April 20, 2024

Report: Covid Forces Companies to Reassess, Increase RPA Spend

Covid-19 has caused nearly half of global businesses to increase their adoption of RPA, according to a new report. The Future of Work: A Pandemic Spotlight found 48 percent of the …

RPA Taking Hold in China as AI Plays Greater Role

RPA technology providers—established companies and startups alike—are increasingly looking at China as a growth opportunity, according to a new report from Forrester. In The Chinese RPA Market is Coming of Age, …

Virtual Immersion Lab Lets People Explore RPA Remotely

As Covid-19 continues to flare up in the U.S., the return to in-office work has hit a bump in the road. Many workers who turned to remote work continue to do …

Alirrium Partners with ABBYY for Document Capture

A Washington, D.C.-area automation consultancy has partnered with ABBYY to add the Miltpitas, Calif.-based firm’s document acquisition, processing and validation capabilities to its offering. Alirrium, which is a UiPath reseller, said …

Report: How RPA Can Transform Finance Function

A trade association representing accountants and finance professionals has provided its members with a blueprint of how organizations that are at the beginning of their automation journey can leverage and scale RPA …

Appian Strengthens RPA Capability with Automation Anywhere Integration

Appian, a provider of a low-code development platform that enables companies to build business applications, announced a partnership solidifying RPA as a major part of that platform. The company said its …

Report: Intelligent Virtual Agents and RPA Unite Front- and Back-Office Automation

The intelligent virtual agent (IVA) market grew 40 percent in 2019 to at least $300 million, according to a report from Everest Group. The technology is part of a migration of …

Where Giants Tread: Q&A with Microsoft’s Stephen Siciliano

In May 2020, Software juggernaut Microsoft made an enormous splash in the automation world when it acquired RPA technology provider Softomotive. Under the agreement, Microsoft added the Greek firm’s WinAutomation product …

VA to Spend $2.6 Billion to Modernize EHR System, Issues RFI to RPA Industry

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in the midst of an effort to modernize its systems, is seeking input from automation professionals. The federal agency specifically identified RPA as an …

Large Firms Continue to Gobble RPA Startups: IBM Acquires WDG Automation

Large enterprise software firms continue to snap up RPA technology providers to add the increasingly important capability to their portfolios. The most recent instance saw IBM agree to acquire WDG Automation …