RPA as the Software Salient of AI: The Video

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is bringing together elements of Robotics and AI to fuel a new vision of automation across numerous industries. RPA is not about industrial robots,  but it is about knowledge-based processes and services handled through intelligent software. Some of its most intriguing uses are within the financial services industry.

RPA is growing quickly, but the concept is somewhat flexible and still being refined. AI is a great enabler, but software robots have been performing many of these tasks for some time. Adoption figures are likely to be misleading, since any organization can tick off the “RPA box” with a few simple software agents. RPA represents the beginning of  AI /process integration. It is generally understood to be a part of the transition to a more complex AI-centered back office.

In these videos, we review discussions of the current state of RPA, what it entails, and where it is heading. The videos are provided under YouTube license, with discussions provided from their landing pages mildly edited.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA). The Next Productivity Revolution (PwC Australia)

Published on Mar 7, 2016

Being relatively simple to implement, RPA can deliver benefits quickly and return on investment of over 300%.

RPA Future (EdgeVerve)

Published on Mar 16, 2017

Robin George, AVP & Head of Business Development, EdgeVerve systems (an Infosys company) interviews Craig Le Clair, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester.


Applying Robotic Process Automation in Finance and Risk (Accenture )

Published on Oct 12, 2016

Accenture Finance & Risk Practice is helping our financial services clients better manage the onslaught of data and regulations with the use of robotic process automation (RPA). Robots can drive cost, time and accuracy efficiency, and work 24/7 around key tasks such as anti-money laundering and order-to-cash. Ultimately, this frees up valuable employees to focus on higher value work that only humans can do.

HfS Webinar: Beyond RPA (HfS Research)

Published on Apr 24, 2017

With RPA already on its path to being adopted by mainstream enterprise organizations, the question that keeps coming up is where the industry is heading and what is next for those already on this path.

The emergence of AI and machine learning powered robots is deeply entwined with the way organizations are looking to structure their front and back office operations in this emerging Digital OneOffice environment.

Phil Fersht, CEO and Chief Analyst of HfS Research, Guy Kirkwood, COO of UiPath, Andrew Rayner, CTO of Genfour, and David Poole, CEO of Symphony Ventures will discuss the cultural shift brought by the advancements in cognitive RPA solutions.



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