UiPath’s quiet growth path

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It’s not one of the most widely-known vendors in the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) space, but UiPath is quietly accelerating, collecting customers at an impressive rate. UiPath has for some time run a business model that’s optimised for scaling: aggressive pricing and generous free options, and focusing exclusively on partners for implementation (you can find […]

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Bizagi scores $48m Private Equity investment

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‘Digital Process Automation’ platform vendor Bizagi has secured a $48m minority investment from private equity firm Invus. It plans to use the cash to fund acceleration in the territories it’s currently seeing significant growth in: the US and Europe. Bizagi is already growing strongly in the US, Europe (and Latin America). It’s growing from a […]

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Digital Integration Platforms: What are they and why should I care?

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Digital Integration Platforms enable teams to work together to design, deploy, operate, monitor and change integration software services that connect business applications, data sources and other software platforms – wherever they may be hosted. Digital Integration Platforms are delivered as-a-service, licensed on a subscription basis and priced according to usage. Is a Digital Integration Platform […]

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An emerging architecture for the new wave of automation

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Every organisation that’s serious about exploring or embracing new automation technologies within their operations needs to understand how they can complement each other and act in different contexts. We’ve talked for some months now about what we call the new wave of automation: a cluster of related technology trends that are impacting the ways that […]

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OutSystems: Bridging business process automation and low-code development

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

OutSystems is a ‘low-code’ model-driven application platform, built from the ground over the past 15 years. Initially offered purely as an on-premises product, OutSystems introduced cloud hosting for its platform in 2013 and now offers its platform as a service on AWS (OutSystems Cloud) and via customer self-service on Microsoft Azure. OutSystems bridges two worlds […]

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On the Radar: Jitterbit

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Jitterbit is a specialist software vendor focused on integration across cloud platforms and customers’ data centres. Its core product, the Harmony Platform, is a cloud-based integration platform that offers transactional application and data integration, API creation and API management capabilities. Integrations can be deployed in the cloud, or on premise. Who? Jitterbit (www.jitterbit.com) is a […]

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BPM+RPA: Appian packages Blue Prism

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The drive to create portfolios of work automation products continues, with Appian’s deal to market, sell, implement and support RPA technology from Blue Prism. The announcement came just a day after IBM announced a tie-up with Automation Anywhere, which will see it sell, deliver and support the latter’s RPA technology. The partnership between Appian and […]

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IBM, Automation Anywhere tie up for RPA push

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IBM is partnering with Automation Anywhere, one of the highest-profile Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vendors, to help it fill a key gap in its digital business automation portfolio. It’s a move that makes sense for both sides. After an initial wave of adoption within Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) providers – automating the factories of the […]

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NHS Blood and Transplant uses process and decision automation to transform organ allocation

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The UK’s National Health Service Blood & Transplant has deployed cloud-based BPM and Decision Management technologies from IBM to transform the operation of its organ allocation schemes. The organisation also uses cloud-based collaborative modelling tools to enable varied groups of subject-matter expert stakeholders work together to specify key aspects of the schemes it’s addressing. Case […]

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