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Automation in Times of Crisis: A Brief Story of Impact

Automation in Times of Crisis: A Brief Story of Impact

In 2019, automating inventory management processes for a medical supply manufacturer and distributor was seen as an easy win. Decreased processing time and increased fill rate made these projects successful from the jump. In 2020, these same processes don’t just help...

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...

Ashling Partners celebrates milestone with Forbes Business Councils

Ashling Partners celebrates milestone with Forbes Business Councils

Forbes Business Councils Is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives Leading Their Industry [Chicago, IL, February 6, 2020] — Donald Sweeney, Co-Founder & CEO of Ashling Partners, is celebrating a one-year anniversary as a member of the Forbes Business...

From Public Accountant to RPA Developer

From Public Accountant to RPA Developer

              I remember when I first heard about RPA in the most basic sense.  I was working at a large accounting firm, and we had a client for which we needed to pull many invoices for.  An associate in another office...

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...

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...