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You may be looking for information related to automation, robotic process automation, Hyperautomation, and more. You’ve come to the right place. Ashling Partners has put together definitions for some of the most important words and phrases related to the RPA space. We know there are many different terms and definitions in this industry that can be confusing at times to understand. On this page, you will find a library of detailed explanations pertaining to all things related to Robotic Process Automation.

What is Robotic Process Automation (RPA)?

Robotic process automation (RPA) is the application of technology that allows a company to utilize computer software or a “robot” to capture and interpret existing applications for processing a transaction, manipulating data, triggering responses and communicating with other digital systems.

Source: https://irpaai.com/what-is-robotic-process-automation/

What is Hyperautomation?

Hyperautomation is the application of advanced technologies like RPA, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and Process Mining to augment workers and automate processes in ways that are significantly more impactful and efficient than traditional automation capabilities.

Source: https://www.uipath.com/rpa/hyperautomation

What is Robotic Process Automation Training?

Robotic Process Automation Training (RPA Training) is becoming an important technology for streamlining business processes in the enterprise. Certifications and training programs are emerging and created to help get IT workers up to speed on the latest RPA tools and practices, so they can take on enterprise automation in their own company’s.

Source: https://www.cio.com/article/3294738/7-robotic-process-automation-training-and-certification-courses.html


What is Robotic Process Automation Accounting?

Robotic Process Automation accounting allows people and companies to transform the way they do their accounting and audits by allowing RPA to take over some of the responsibility. In accounting a significant portion of tax activities, such as the calculation of book-tax differences and the preparation of tax returns, has been successfully automated by RPA software robots. In addition to this, revenue audits can also be automated by software robots that perform rules-based functions to execute reconciliations, analytical procedures, and dual-purpose procedures.

Source: https://www.cpajournal.com/2018/07/02/how-robotic-process-automation-is-transforming-accounting-and-auditing/

What is Robotic Process Automation Consulting?

Robotic Process Automation Consulting help transition business’s into using RPA to increase efficiency, eliminate mindless tasks, and overall improve the quality of a business. Ashling Partners consults with companies who want to scale their automation. Click on the link below to learn more about how Ashling can help transition your business. 

Source: https://ashlinglegacy.wpengine.com/

What is a Robotic Process Automation Consultant?

An RPA Consultant is someone who assists with transitioning a business into using RPA to increase efficiency, eliminate mindless tasks, and overall improve the quality of a business. Finding a valuable Robotic Process Automation Consultant can go a long way in helping your business succeed.

Source: https://irpaai.com/what-is-robotic-process-automation/

What are the Top RPA Companies?

Some of the top RPA companies include: UiPath, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, Pegasystems, Softomotive, Contextor, AutomationEdge, IBM, AntWorks, Kofax Kapow, and Microsoft. 

Sources: https://www.whizlabs.com/blog/top-rpa-companies-2/, https://www.gigabitmagazine.com/top10/top-10-rpa-companies


What is an RPA Certification?

As RPA continues to become a prominent tool for streamlinling business processes, certifications and training programs have emerged to help workers get up to speed on the latest RPA tools and practices so that they can utilize the full portential that RPA can provide.

Here are some of the best training and certification programs available: UiPath Academy Online Training Program, The RPA Academy’s Online Robotic Processs Automation Training, Udemy UiPath RPA Training Cource, Udemy Crisper Learning for Robotics Process Automation, Multisoft Virtual Academy Robotics Automation Online Training,Edureka Robotic Process Automation Training using UiPath, MindMajix RPA Training.

Source: https://www.cio.com/article/3294738/7-robotic-process-automation-training-and-certification-courses.html

What are RPA Tools?

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

Source: https://www.softwaretestinghelp.com/robotic-process-automation-tools/

What is an RPA Developer?

An RPA developer is someone who works  with business operations and business analysts to create and optimize workflow processes within a business.

Source: https://www.simplilearn.com/how-to-become-an-rpa-developer-article

What is an RPA Bot?

A RPA Bot is a form of intelligence software. These bots are used in many different industries to help eliminate the need for humans to do basic tasks.

Source: https://www.nice.com/rpa/rpa-guide/what-is-a-bot-in-rpa/

What is a RPA Company?

An RPA company is a company that specializes in robotic process automation software. 

Source: https://ashlinglegacy.wpengine.com/intelligent-automation/

What is Citizen Development?

A citizen developer is a user who creates new business applications for consumption by others using development and runtime environments sanctioned by corporate IT. In the past, end-user application development has typically been limited to single-user or workgroup solutions built with tools like Microsoft Excel and Access. 

Source: https://www.gartner.com/en/information-technology/glossary/citizen-developer

What is Intelligent Process Automation?

Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) refers to the application of Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, including Computer Vision, Cognitive automation and Machine Learning to Robotic Process Automation. 

Source: https://www.uipath.com/rpa/intelligent-process-automation 

What is UiPath?

UiPath is a global software company that develops a platform for robotic process automation. Find out more about Ashlings partnership with UiPath here

Source: https://www.uipath.com/developers/video-tutorials/introduction-to-uipath

What is the UiPath Academy?

The Uipath Academy is dedicated to beginner-level users, the RPA Developer Foundation Training is designed to walk you through the essentials of UiPath. Covering theoretical concepts as well as hands-on exercises and quizzes, this training will enable you to build a good knowledge of UiPath features and technology.

Source: https://www.uipath.com/rpa/academy/training

Who are the UiPath Partners? 

Uipath works with a variety of different companies globally that offer comprehensive RPA experience, knowledge and skills. Ashling Partners is a UiPath Gold level partner and member of UiPath Certified Professional Services, and To learn more about the Ashling Partners partnership with UiPath click here

Source: https://www.uipath.com/partners/business-partners 

What is AI Process Automation?

Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) refers to the application of Artificial Intelligence and related new technologies, including Computer Vision, Cognitive automation and Machine Learning to Robotic Process Automation.

Source: https://www.uipath.com/rpa/intelligent-process-automation

What is Business Process Automation?

Business Process Automation is the technology-enabled automation of complex business processes. It can streamline a business for simplicity, achieve digital transformation, increase service quality, improve service delivery or contain costs.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_process_automation

What is Business Process Automation Services?

Business Process Automation Services is the technology-enabled automation of complex business processes. It can streamline a business for simplicity, achieve digital transformation, increase service quality, improve service delivery or contain costs.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_process_automation


What are the Types of Automation?

There are three types of automation:

1. Attended Automation: These tools will require human intervention while performing automation processes.

2. Unattended Automation: These tools are intelligent and have decision-making capabilities.

3. Hybrid RPA: These tools will have combined capabilities of both attended and unattended automation tools.

Source: https://www.softwaretestinghelp.com/robotic-process-automation-tools/

What is Business Outcome-Driven Automation?

Business Outcome-Driven Automation focuses on business outcome first and engineering an automation solution that helps enable those outcomes.

Source: https://www.digitalistmag.com/cio-knowledge/2019/06/20/outcome-driven-enterprise-data-strategy-tools-technology-06199041 

What is Machine Learning?

Machine learning is an application of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed. Machine learning focuses on the development of computer programs that can access data and use it learn for themselves.

Source: https://expertsystem.com/machine-learning-definition/ 

What is Process Mining?

For business owners, Process Mining can enhance a company’s long-term, stable growth by improving operational efficiency and customer experience, while reducing tasks. Process Mining unlocks data-driven insights and unveils automation opportunity. For businesses, it gives a holistic overview of company processes. It provides transparency, a focus on impact, and self-evolves.

Source: https://www2.everestgrp.com/reportaction/EGR-2020-38-R-3576/Marketing

What is Business Process Management?

The term business process management covers how we study, identify, change, and monitor business processes to ensure they run smoothly and can be improved over time. 

Source: https://www.aiim.org/What-is-BPM#

What is Digital Process Automation?

Digital process automation (DPA) is a method of automation that uses software to perform processes and automate tasks with the goal of completing and optimizing a workflow. Digital process automation focuses on automating, or partially automating, jobs and tasks that typically would require a form of human interaction. 

Source: https://searchcio.techtarget.com/definition/digital-process-automation 

What is Task Mining?

UiPath Task Mining automatically identifies and aggregates process workflows, then applies AI to map tasks to automation opportunities. Task mining will help you build a high-value automation pipeline across the enterprise

Source: https://www.uipath.com/product/task-mining 

RPA Definition Summary

We hope this page of RPA and Automation Definitions was helpful. If you have any more questions about Robotic Process Automation and how it can save you business money, and maximize your employee output and work enjoyment, then please contact us. We are here for you and happy to answer your questions.

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