Robotic Process Automation

What is RPA?

The process of automating business operations with the help of robots to reduce human intervention is said to be Robotic Process Automation(RPA).

Robotic are entities which mimic human actions are called Robots. A process is a sequence of steps which lead to meaningful activity. For example, the process of making tea or your favorite dish etc. Automation is any process which is done by a robot without human intervention.

How RPA Works?

RPA does not replace humans with actual robots. But, there are softwares available in the market which let you configure automation workflows to automate your business operations. According to our experts, the demand for RPA certification training is going to rise by 150% due to the lack of the skill set in the market. Though I have mentioned that RPA is implemented through software which is nothing but RPA Tools/Vendors, let me tell you a few guidelines on how to get started with RPA, before we start discussing tools.

How To Get Started With RPA?

You need to follow the below steps, to get started with RPA:

  1. Gain extensive knowledge about the history behind RPA. That is, learn all about Traditional Automation.
  2. Learn about RPA and the various Applications of RPA.
  3. Choose the process that you wish to automate, and retrospect about the process dependencies. This is a way to make sure that your business doesn’t suffer loss while you are busy automating the task.
  4. Gain extensive hands-on experience in RPA Tools, such as UiPath, Blue Prism, and Automation Anywhere.

RPA Tools

RPA Tools/Vendors are the software through which you can configure tasks to get automated. In today’s market, there are RPA Vendors such as Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, UiPath, WorkFusion, Pega Systems and many more.

Comparison of top tools

Leaders in the RPA market are UiPath, Blue Prism, and Automation Anywhere. These tools are the most widely used tools in the industry for various purposes. These tools have their own advantages and drawbacks.