Automation Anywhere: Tackling RPA at scale

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Automation Anywhere, one of the RPA technology market’s leading vendors, offers a growing suite of tools to drive digital operations at scale. Top takeaways On a fast-growth trajectory Automation Anywhere was founded in 2003 by current CEO Mihir Shukla (formerly of Kiva Software, Netscape, Infoseek and OmniSky) and several colleagues. Initially a provider of macro-based […]

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On the Radar: FlowForma

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FlowForma provides FlowForma Process Automation, a low-cost platform targeted at business analysts and process owners for creating and operating forms- and workflow-based applications that work hand-in-hand with Microsoft SharePoint – without the need for specialist IT knowledge. Who? FlowForma was founded in 2012 as a spinout from Ergo, a Microsoft systems consultancy. Ergo had built […]

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A tale of two blockchains – Ethereum and Hyperledger tie the knot

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This week saw the announcement that two of the major groups steering the development of enterprise blockchains – the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), and the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger project – have agreed to become associate members of each other’s organisations in a bid to foster greater inter-ledger interoperability and mutual collaboration to jointly further the […]

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Smart Cows, Adobe/Microsoft/SAP v Salesforce, and more

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Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 30’01” episode, Craig and Neil talk about the challenges of extending digital initiatives out into the field, the announcement by Adobe, Microsoft and SAP of an ‘Open Data Initiative’, and the ongoing challenges faced by the current state-of-the-art AI-powered image recognition […]

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The future of process automation, with Bonitasoft’s Miguel Valdes Faura

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Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 35’14” episode, Neil Ward-Dutton talks to Bonitasoft’s CEO Miguel Valdes Faura about BPM’s past and present, and where process automation is going next. Neil and Miguel talk specifically about support for different types of work, the impact of microservices, as well […]

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OutSystems 11: Dealing with the dull stuff

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OutSystems 11 is released today. It majors on features and capabilities that aren’t necessarily sexy, but will make dealing with large, complicated application delivery programmes easier. Application delivery backlogs faced by enterprise IT departments have been the hook that OutSystems has hung its proposition for at least the past couple of years. But whereas the […]

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UiPath swallows another monster funding round

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Even judging it purely on its ability to raise venture finance, UiPath is a beast. UiPath’s latest funding round – $225m of capital – now values the company at $3bn. Is that crazy? The underlying momentum the company’s driving is pretty astounding. Per the news release announcing the venture round, here are some salient stats: […]

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Architecting the new wave of automation

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Given the wide variety of automation-related technologies being pitched to organisations, and the speedy pace of automation technology evolution, it’s vital that you develop an automation strategy that clearly and deliberately sets out how and where you will look to apply different kinds of automation technology capability – and why you are looking to apply […]

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Blockchain’s project diversity

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We’ve recently undertaken a significant update to our blockchain project tracker – adding the details of nearly a hundred new instances of blockchain related projects and products in development, out in the wild. As before, we’re making this available as an interactive pivot table as we go along, but we’ve also taken the opportunity to […]

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TIBCO’s evolution, Building a global data consent ledger

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Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 30’19” episode Craig Wentworth and Neil Ward-Dutton discuss the ongoing evolution of digital platform specialist TIBCO Software, and explore hu-manity.co’s initiative to build a blockchain-based Global Consent Ledger that individuals can use to grant access to third parties for use of […]

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