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Hyperautomation in Higher Education

Hyperautomation in Higher Education

Introduction Higher education institutions across the globe are facing unique challenges as we move into a new decade. University leadership increasingly finds itself facing two seemingly contradictory forces: pressure to continuously increase the value provided to...

How Robotic Process Automation can improve job satisfaction

How Robotic Process Automation can improve job satisfaction

When I owned a services company, my bookkeeper would cringe when it came time to process and reconcile credit card transactions each month. The process required inputting line item details of every transaction to be processed for payment.  Even with a small...

Moving Forward in Las Vegas: 6 Key Observations from UiPath Forward III

Moving Forward in Las Vegas: 6 Key Observations from UiPath Forward III

Disclaimer:  The following content is solely the observations and opinion of the author.  Ashling Partners is a UiPath partner. The UiPath Forward III conference was in Las Vegas last week, and it is hard to imagine that the largest gathering of RPA practitioners can...

Automating Processes in Excel: Part 1 Why RPA is not VBA

Automating Processes in Excel: Part 1 Why RPA is not VBA

This is part 1 of a series focusing on using RPA to automate processes in Excel – we’ll cover everything from when and why to use RPA, to details around how to most effectively design the solutions and get the most bang for your buck. Part 1: Why RPA is not VBA If...

And They’re Off! Selecting for Success in an RPA Pilot

And They’re Off! Selecting for Success in an RPA Pilot

It’s springtime, which means we are just finishing Triple Crown horse racing season in America.  Perhaps you saw the recent 144th running of the Preakness Stakes where one of the horses got caught up in the starting gate, immediately bucked its rider into the...

4 KEYS TO RPA SUCCESS

4 KEYS TO RPA SUCCESS

Most children in the Unites States go to elementary school, middle school, high school, and then college.  Very few people skip high school and go directly to college.  This is due to the progressive nature of the educational curriculum building upon itself...

RPA Governance Success Factors

RPA Governance Success Factors

RPA governance consists of the standards that coordinate and control your RPA objectives, resources and program activities.  Depending on who you speak with, they may focus that discussion on controls and risk management, resource management, approval processes,...

Flipping the Record: Moving from ERP land to Intelligent Automation

Flipping the Record: Moving from ERP land to Intelligent Automation

Your Time Is Gonna Come When the great Led Zeppelin landed in America at Christmas in 1968 singing about the good times and the bad, they also told us that our time was ‘gonna come.   When I first heard the term “RPA” a few years ago, I couldn’t help...

Automation and the Future of Work

Automation and the Future of Work

Introduction: The Questions We Should & can Ask (This is an excerpt from a series of 2019 blog entries on the ‘future of work’ and the role that intelligent automation has on redefining that future. This series is intended to initiate conversation, not to solve...

2019: The Year of Scale- An Introduction

2019: The Year of Scale- An Introduction

Introduction Business wide transformation and the future of work are hot topics across all industries today. Unfortunately, many organizations that begin their automation journey are ill prepared for the steps required to scale their pilot effort into an...