Enate raises £2m, GM RPA podcast, PegaSystems CEO interview, and an interview on "Low Code" with Appian's CTO

RPA Weekly for May 12th, 2020This week we’ve got a lot of great RPA focused content in podcast and video format, perfect for your commute from kitchen to home office.Automation Firm Enate raise £2m “Enate was founded by Kit Cox, a software developer who initially created the system to help businesses manage outsourcing more efficiently. However with the growth in  Robotic Process Automation (RPA), he recognised the need for a product that could orchestrate the combined human and digital workforce. The company currently employs 24 people in Cheltenham and a similar number in India.”Video: Staying a move ahead: CEO Alan Trefler positions Pegasystems for the long game in customer engagementInteresting interview with Alan Trefler, the founder and CEO of Pegasystems (and antique repair specialist and chess champion), about what has made Pega so successful.Podcast: How GM Financial implemented a unique approach to RPAPEX Networks Podcast interviewed Adrian Terry, VP of GM Financial’s OPEX function about GM Financial’s unique approach to IT and RPA. Definitely worth the listen.Top Robotic Process Automation (RPA) CompaniesDatamation put together a good list of the top RPA firms along with summaries of strengths and weaknesses. There’s nothing really new here, but you may learn a little more about the other players in the market, so it’s worth a quick look.Video: Low-Code and RPA With Appian CTO Michael Beckley (video)Alan Shimel of DevOps.com interviews the CTO of Appian about the rise of “Low Code” and what it means for the world of RPA.Veracode Enables Bot Security for Automation Anywhere’s Cloud-Native RPA PlatformYes this is a marketing press release, so don’t expect much from it, but it’s still something to keep an eye on. Bot security still tends to be an afterthought, but vendors are figuring this out and beginning to offer solutions (see AA’s Bot Security). Expect to see more in this space.

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