Automation Anywhere: Tackling RPA at scale

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

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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UiPath swallows another monster funding round

COMMENTARY

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

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

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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Pega Robotics: Driving a wider automation agenda

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

The Pega Robotics (RPA) technology was originally developed by OpenSpan, an automation specialist founded in 2005. Pega Robotics takes a differentiated approach to application automation that makes it particularly suitable for attended-mode use, and also gives it efficiency advantages for unattended use. Top takeaways Deep hooks drive comprehensive, efficient integration The Pega Robotics platform, like […]

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Blockchain, poetry auctions and surviving the RPA frenzy

PODCAST

Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 25’48” episode Neil and Craig discuss the world’s first blockchain poetry auction and the implications for being able to hold and trade non-fungible tokens; and how we all need to be careful as UiPath’s crazy momentum – and the wider RPA […]

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Architecting the new wave of automation

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

This report tackles the subject of ‘automation architecture’ – the practice of deliberately planning and shaping how your organisation invests in work automation technologies. Automation architecture is important because – on the surface at least – numerous technologies have the potential to compete or substitute for each other in enabling the automation of aspects of […]

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Automation Anywhere’s $250m funding: another nosebleed valuation?

COMMENTARY

Yesterday RPA specialist vendor Automation Anywhere announced it’s raised $250m from a number of venture capital firms including NEA (also led investment in Appian pre-IPO and invested in Salesforce, Workday and others) and Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. What’s going on? The funding round values Automation Anywhere at about $1.8bn – that’s somewhere between 50x and […]

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Webinar: Bot Insight: Power of Real-time RPA Analytics

Enterprises are being asked to move at digital speed, with BI tools lagging in constant chase. Embedded RPA analytics can help identify critical business trends like sales volume spikes and growing order backlog in real-time. On July 11th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 4pm GMT, and then on July 12th at 9:30am IST / 1:30pm […]

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Appian: all in on Case Management, Intelligent Automation

COMMENTARY

At Appian’s annual user conference last month the company showed how it’s embracing Case Management and the notion of Intelligent Automation; the two come together in a new product. Although the Appian Platform has offered many of the capabilities that a Case Management platform needs to exhibit for a couple of years now, the company […]

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