04 Apr Robotic Process Automation: What’s the case for your business?
In this two-section spread, ICT/Magazine explores the exciting area of RPA with supporting expertise from You-Get. By using Robotic Process Automation (RPA), what exactly will your business gain? And how will this impact the work you do? This spread also dives into a case; how RPA is used in an HR process. Like never before, RPA gives you more time and ease-of-mind to do meaningful work you couldn’t get to before.
“We can no longer ignore it: the use of robots in administrative processes, also known as Robotic Process Automation (RPA). What is it exactly? Where are the opportunities and pitfalls? And how can you start this quickly? Regarding the application of RPA and Artificial Intelligence (AI), we find ourselves at the point where the internet was in 1995: it had become apparent that the internet would change the way we communicate and do business with each other, but nobody knew how exactly. To discover that, we first needed a ‘bubble’, which collapsed and separated the hype from the tangible long-lasting impact. This shift has changed the economy forever.” Read more about the impact of RPA here.
To dive into a process found in all companies, HR hiring can greatly benefit from RPA. You-Get’s RPA expert Matthijs Schuurman concentrates mainly on processes in which many people currently work but who can easily be automated. You see that a lot in HR departments, he says. “Think of onboarding new employees. This process is hardly supported by HR software, simply because a lot of underlying applications are attached to it. It would cost a substantial amount to develop all those links and it also requires a lot of customization. Companies do not want that.” Read more here for how RPA can optimize your HR hiring process.