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Robots, Bunting and the Brave New World

Posted by Hayley Lange on 11/05/16 09:36

As we enter into the fourth industrial revolution, many fear that robots will take over our jobs and render us Luddites. While fearing the unknown is understandable, the reality is that robots can go a long way to helping businesses and their employees, by taking on repetitive, mundane tasks, and thus freeing up people to be better deployed elsewhere. So, how can robots help businesses and their employees?

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Topics: Automation in Practise

NOA to launch Strategic Process Automation qualification

Posted by Hayley Lange on 24/11/15 03:17

Genfour were delighted to  support the National Outsourcing Association (NOA) in London last week in their efforts to create a recognised Robotic Process Automation (RPA) qualification.

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Topics: Automation in Practise

Robotic Process Automation is more than a screen scraping tool

Posted by Simon Jackson on 26/08/15 06:57

Screen scraping comes to the rescue in many business scenarios. It occurs so reguarly that often the only way to retrieve your data is by scraping the user interface (UI) of another app.

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Topics: Automation in Practise, Automation opportunities, Implementation, Benefits

Robotic Process Automation is more than a document automation tool

Posted by Rich Griffin on 19/08/15 04:54

Document automation tools are used by multiple businesses to ensure any communications are meaningful, personal and professional. How can Robotic Process Automation (RPA) be used in conjunction with document automation to further improve the businesses communication channels?

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Topics: Automation in Practise, Automation opportunities, Operational fixes

Robotic Process Automation is more than a macro

Posted by Rich Griffin on 07/08/15 05:24

Our current blog series attempts to dispel the myths surrounding automation tools. Today we look at macros and explain how they are different to Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tools.

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Topics: Automation in Practise, Automation opportunities, Operational fixes

Robotic Process Automation is more than a replacement for mail merge

Posted by Rich Griffin on 04/08/15 05:54

As Robotic Process Automation (RPA) grows quickly and more competition is entering the marketplace we are seeing considerable confusion about the key features of RPA software and how it is different to other tools that may also claim to be automation specialist tools. In this series we attempt to dispel some of these myths.

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Topics: Processes, Automation in Practise, Benefits, Operational fixes

Can we trust the robots?!

Posted by Richard Denton on 28/05/15 05:43

The single biggest challenge facing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) revolves around trust, or moreover a lack of it. This mistrust exists in all departments that RPA  interacts with, be it IT, Operations,  Finance, Risk, the list goes on. So why does this lack of trust exist and how can we contextualise it to make the idea of robots less scary?

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Topics: Automation in Practise, How to work with robots, How to get started with Automation, Managing a virtual workforce

Deploy Robotic Process Automation to plug your migration gaps

Posted by Richard Denton on 21/05/15 03:45

Are you in the middle of a systems migration in the hope of moving to a newer system which will process data more efficiently, improve customer experience and be more flexible to changes? (See our article 'Stuggling to plug your systems issues gaps? Robotic Process Automation can help!').

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Topics: Automation in Practise, Automation opportunities, Operational fixes

Why Robotic Process Automation should be part of your Continuous Improvement toolkit

Posted by Lee Edwards on 11/05/15 05:12

RPA Expert, Lee Edwards, is back this week to share with us his experience of using Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to help operations achieve their continuous improvement goals. Lee's feature follows our recent article 'RPA drives continuous improvement.'

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Topics: Industry Interviews, Automation in Practise, Benefits, Operational fixes

Robots - the regulatory dream!

Posted by Lee Edwards on 05/05/15 04:19

RPA Expert, Lee Edwards, adds his insight to our recent blog article 'Robots don't make mistakes! Deploy RPA to meet your regulatory requirements.'

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Topics: Automation in Practise, Automation opportunities, Benefits, Operational fixes

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