The Bot Store Spotlight is a series showcasing ready-to-use bots that were designed by industry experts. Each blog will highlight a critical business functionality and introduce the bot to solve your concern. All bots featured are available in the Automation Anywhere Bot Store.
The New Bot Economy
Enter the age of the hybrid workforce, where armies of digital workers are increasingly taking on demanding, repetitive and high-volume business functions, allowing human workers to focus on activities that require human cognition.
Procure-to-Pay refers to the process of sourcing, ordering, receiving and making payment for materials or goods that an organization requires to operate. Because it usually involves several organizations (buyer and vendors), departments (purchasing, operations, logistics, accounts payable etc.), applications (ERP, CRM, Accounting, BPM etc.) and workflows, the Procure-to-Pay process can be considerably complex, especially in large organizations.
Since its launch at Imagine – our premier customer conference in London a few weeks back, the Bot Store has been buzzing with activity. We’ve had more than 10,000 visitors so far who browsed the Bot Store and downloaded a variety of bots from Automation Anywhere and our partners.
Justin Watson, Partner at Deloitte, spoke of the Bot Economy at Automation Anywhere’s IMAGINE London event ( ). His analogy: similar to how the car industry has evolved to an easy assembly of standard parts, building your RPA using pre-built components is the way of the future.
It’s been just a few weeks since the launch of Bot Store, Automation Anywhere’s new marketplace for pre-built bots, and the response from our ecosystem has been overwhelmingly positive. Since the announcement, one thing has become clear - our customers and partners love being able to turbocharge business process automation initiatives with ready-made bots that run right out of the box on the Automation Anywhere Enterprise platform. We’ve received hundreds of comments, requests, ideas and offers to contribute to the Bot Store.