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RPA Technical Insights, Part 7: Selecting the Right Code Structure for Process Design

David Brain November 03, 2016Blog

An RPA tool’s architecture can often affect usability and the direction of development. Different tools take different approaches to designing and constructing automations. These approaches can have a significant impact on the effectiveness and resilience of the solution and the speed of ...

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RPA Technical Insights, Part 6: Understanding the Learning Curve

David Brain October 21, 2016Blog

Like any complex application, RPA tools take time and resources to master. So, it is crucial to select a tool that will not restrict adoption with strict skill prerequisites. In this blog, we will explain how a low knowledge requirement to configure and run processes within a tool can reduce the ...

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RPA Technical Insights, Part 5: Why Visual and Interface Design Matter

David Brain October 07, 2016Blog

A Preface on Usability

In this chapter of our RPA Technical Insights, we explore the benefits of usability. Usability is measured by how intuitive it is to develop and configure processes, and administer those processes within the RPA tool. We enjoy using software that is simple to use, and RPA ...

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RPA Technical Insights, Part 4: Optimizing Your Virtual Workforce with Process Administration

David Brain September 16, 2016Blog

After identifying your project scope, selecting your deployment mode and constructing your automation processes (following layered design principles), you will need a way to administer them in production. Process Administration provides the necessary capabilities to deploy and manage automation ...

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RPA Technical Insights, Part 3: Assisted or Unassisted Robotic Process Automation: How to choose the right delivery model for your project

David Brain September 01, 2016Blog

The vision for RPA is to distribute and manage work across machines as a 'virtual workforce. Being able to deploy RPA at scale within your organization is key to achieving this. Essentially, the RPA tools in the market offer two modes of deployment. Assisted automation, where the RPA software ...

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RPA Technical Insights, Part 2: Making a Complex Automation? You'll Need Layered Design

David Brain August 02, 2016Blog

You may be asking yourself as you start to read this article, what are layers and why are they important? We will be addressing these questions through this article as well as giving insight into how different RPA tools have been designed in different ways to target specific uses.

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RPA Technical Insights, Part 1: The Eight Elements of Successful RPA Orchestration

David Brain July 28, 2016Blog

In the field of robotic process automation (RPA), it is no surprise that many businesses encounter the dilemma of deciding on the ideal toolset. RPA tool features are diverse and abundant, and many leading vendors claim to fit all sizes. After countless RPA projects designing, deploying, testing ...

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RPA Insights from the Consultant of the Year

Ian Barkin July 05, 2016Blog

Last month, amongst fierce competition from some of the most prominent outsourcing leaders, Symphony’s COO, David Brain, won the National Outsourcing Association’s ‘Consultant of the Year’ award. This prestigious award not only highlights Symphony’s role as a leader in RPA and service delivery ...

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