Robotic Process Automation

Working from home during the pandemic has taken its toll on many workers, with one in four wanting to quit because of poor business processes, according to a new survey. The global COVID-19 Technology and Business Processes Survey discovered nearly half of staff (48%) blamed bad processes for making their job more challenging – with a third saying they waste time.

Wee-Chong Lee has been recently appointed as Managing Director, Kodak Alaris Asia Pacific Region, based in Singapore. With this appointment, Wee-Chong is responsible for leading the Asia Pacific Sales and Business teams. IDM asked Wee-Chong to outline Kodak Alaris strategies in the booming market for intelligent capture to drive digital transformation and process automation.

Appian has announced the latest version of the Low-code Automation Platform which aims to unify robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), and process automation.

ABBYY and Bizagi have formed a strategic alliance to disrupted manual businesses processes including onboarding, processing of loans, and accounts payable.

Blue Prism has announced a joint solution with Signavio for process discovery now available on Blue Prism’s Digital Exchange (DX).

A well-funded startup in the crowded AI-based document automation market, Hyperscience, is targeting growth in the A/NZ region following an alliance with Israeli RPA and Process Discovery vendor Kryon.

IBM has announced a series of data and automation updates designed to fuse the intelligence of Watson AI into hybrid cloud environments.

A new report by process automation developer Camunda has found nine out of ten IT decision makers say process automation is essential to digital transformation.  The survey of 400 IT decision makers across the US and Europe found that process automation is a linchpin for digital transformation. 

The Ellby Group has formed a strategic partnership with Intellibot to access the company’s HyperAutomation platform.

Process Analytics Factory has announced a partnership with Microsoft to incorporates PAFnow Process Mining software with Microsoft‘s Power Automate, a new desktop-based robotic process automation (RPA) solution. PAFnow is claimed to be the only process mining tool that is fully integrated with Microsoft Power BI and is a certified software application on Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

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