HOW DO YOU START AND SCALE RPA?

A move to RPA will likely require a shift in working norms to enable the effective use of virtual teams, increase trust in technology, and embrace innovation and analytics.

RPA will transform business. But it’s not a given. There is a right way to implement RPA. RPA adoption is a long-term journey of creating change—operational and cultural—that will empower your workforce to be more productive and more creative.

 

We’ve learned a lot. But what defines a successful RPA implementation? Our best practices are drawn from the 1600+ RPA customers who have embarked on and scaled their RPA deployments with Automation Anywhere.

WHERE DOES YOUR RPA JOURNEY BEGIN?

Robotic Process Automation Urgent Business Need /
Specific Business Case

RPA can be up and running in weeks. Jumping into RPA may not be ideal, but that doesn’t mean it’s the enemy of the good. RPA goes far beyond a quick-fix solution to glaring business process inefficiencies—but getting started is often the largest hurdle. Urgent business needs can be a helpful catalyst to push past the status quo.

Robotic Process Automation RPA-Ready Processes /
Low-Hanging Fruit

Facing many repetitive, structured business processes that drain resource time and require high accuracy? Starting here is a common first step into RPA. Ease of adopting RPA for structured processes paves the way for complex and strategic process automation across the business.

Robotic Process Automation Exploring
Automation

Discovering the power of RPA can be intoxicating—it’s the sudden realization that you have the power to knock down age-old limitations and pitfalls of business processes. Take the opportunity to benefit from lessons learned in RPA implementations of every scope and scale to help you prepare the best business case and set up your future RPA journey for success.

Robotic Process Automation Strategic initiative/
Digital Transformation

The RPA journey is intimately connected to digital transformation. Creating strategic, enterprise-wide change is the hallmark of successful RPA implementation. RPA as a core element of digital transformation has the power to augment and free resources, redefine standards of speed and efficiency, and change the way business operates, both organically and intentionally.

WHAT ARE THE STEPS ON THE RPA JOURNEY?

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SIDESTEP COMMON RPA MISTAKES

Here are just a few examples.

Here’s a shortlist of common stumbling blocks that need not stand in your way.

  1. Need for RPA training
  2. Communication and Change Management
  3. Partnership with IT
  4. Defining success criteria
  5. Corporate Human Accountability

With the right RPA vendor, getting ahead of each one can be done in partnership with your RPA customer success team:

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RPA skills shortage, poor change management, lack of IT ownership, ill-defined success criteria, and disregard for infrastructure management considerations are some of the factors that have led to the failure of several RPA initiatives.

PREPARE YOUR RPA SUCCESS KIT

8 Expert Tips for Your RPA Journey

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1.

Find
an executive sponsor

2.

Appoint
a Chief RPA Officer

3.

Create
a centralized business plan

4.

Democratize
RPA by training everyone

5.

Separate
development, testing, and production environments

6.

Create
a disciplined framework to facilitate RPA expansion

7.

Review, refresh, and recommunicate
RPA goals

8.

Evangelize RPA
by sharing and celebrating successes

 

TRANSFORMATION IS A TEAM SPORT

Your RPA journey will bring together three core groups:

Globe

Business

The business will drive goals, set priorities, and seek to maximize ROI.

Connect

IT

The role of IT is to ensure that the system is scalable, reliable, secure, and performs well.

Screen

Developers

A developer is someone who builds bots. Anyone can be a bot developer, from business level to IT, to advanced programmer.

Executive Sponsor

A senior executive who will lead and align by owning the RPA and automation business case, and govern project risk.

RPA Process Architect

A subject matter expert and analyst who documents work and data flows across systems to enable automation.

RPA Program Manager

A lead RPA project manager, who sets and communicates project objectives, rallies resources, and keeps efforts on track.

Automation Consumer

Business/LOB-level owners who define, measure, and consume benefits of automation .

Architect / Automation Admin

A technical systems architect who manages RPA environments, infrastructure, and deployments, as well as scalability and security.

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AUTOMATION DEVELOPER.
ANYONE CAN AUTOMATE.

Functional
business user

Augment everyday work with intuitive bot setup, such as record, enhance, and drag/drop.

Tech-savvy
business users

Start simple and then tackle increasingly complex processes.

IT
Professional

Focus on connectivity and reusability to increase the value of bots to the business.

Advanced
Programmer

Push boundaries and achieve 100% automation for complex processes.

CHOOSE THE INTELLIGENT DIGITAL WORKFORCE PLATFORM DESIGNED FOR ALL STEPS OF YOUR RPA JOURNEY

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Resources

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