Robotic Process Automation

The University of Sydney has revealed details of its extensive rollout of robotic process automation (RPA) at an event held by Blue Prism in London. The University launched its automation focused AI Hub in 2018 to improve service levels for staff and students, release staff time back to the business; and reduce risks. 

A new platform to make OCR and machine learning more accessible for business users implementing robotic process automation (RPA) and business process automation (BPA) has been launched by ABBYY. Known as ABBYY Vantage, the platform adds the ability to configure text recognition, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI) from within the RPA tools that are used to configure software robots

Russ Hubbard is Chief Revenue Officer at Ephesoft, the enterprise content capture and data solution provider. At the opening of Ephesoft's new ANZ HQ in central Sydney's Martin Place, IDM sat down with Russ to learn more about the company's local operations and global strategy.

ABBYY has just announced its 2018 financial results, which featured 15% revenue growth worldwide, including a remarkable 34% surge in the ANZ region. The past 12 months has also seen ABBYY doubling its headcount in ANZ to meet local demand. IDM asked Henry Patishman, Director of Sales (Australasia) at ABBYY, to explain the factors at play.

Kofax has announced the availability of Kofax Robotic Process Automation (RPA) 10.4, the latest version of the Kofax RPA solution that now includes Automatic Process Discovery and Robotic Lifecycle Management with Git (an open source version-control system for tracking programing changes).

Nintex has acquired Robotic Process Automation (RPA) provider EnableSoft, maker of Foxtrot RPA. Deal terms were not disclosed. 

ABBYY’s intelligent capture revenue grew by 34% in 2018, five times the market growth rate, according to the company’s just released annual results. The worldwide enterprise capture software market is expected to reach $US1.2 billion by 2022 according to IDC.

Adlib Software, a developer of file analytics and data enrichment solutions, has launched Adlib Elevate 2.4 to enable Robotic Process Automation (RPA) systems to leverage data from unstructured documents (email, MS Office, CAD and other formats) from various document repositories.

RPA vendor Softomotive has announced a partnership with CaptureFast to allow users to unlock valuable information from physical or digital documents via AI using machine print character recognition.  

Information Services Group, a global technology research and advisory firm with an office in Sydney, has found the majority of companies are at the beginning stages of deploying RPA, with only 7 percent at ISG's highest level of maturity – Bot 3.0 – having expanded automation to multiple functions across the enterprise.

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