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Top RPA Blunders (And How to Avoid Them)

9/10/19 / by Antony Edwards posted in business outcomes, robotic process automation, RPA


A recent article by InformationWeek’s Jessica Davis proclaimed, “RPA is the fastest growing category of software today, driven by enterprise digital transformation efforts.” Davis went on to cite a Gartner report which found RPA has year-over-year growth of 63 percent, which it attributes to “an expensive patchwork quilt of applications and systems” that companies are struggling to manage.

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RPA for the Digital Age

8/13/19 / by Gareth Smith posted in robotic process automation, RPA


In a recent article in the Enterprisers Project, Kevin Casey wrote, “If it’s repetitive and manual, it’s probably a good fit for RPA.”

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To Err Is Human - the Security and Privacy Benefits of Robotic Process Automation

1/29/19 / by Alex Painter posted in digital automation intelligence, Eggplant Digital Automation Intelligence Suite, intelligent testing, robotic process automation, RPA


People make mistakes. Human behavior so often falls short of ‘expected standards’, it begs the question why we hold ourselves to such standards at all. Too often, we build systems and processes on the implicit assumption that the people using them will be rational, infallible, and consistent. Of course, the truth is that most of us are anything but.

Our general fallibility is obviously closely tied to AI and test automation. Automated testing is immune to the unintentional biases and lapses in concentration that affect human testers.

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