No-Code Automation Platform Tonkean Raises $24M Lightspeed leads a $24M “Series A” into Tonkean which pitches itself as “human-in-the-loop robotic process automation”. See more at Tonkean. RPA bots: Messy tech that might upend the software business In the real world "messy" tech sometimes wins.
Lightspeed leads a $24M “Series A” into Tonkean which pitches itself as “human-in-the-loop robotic process automation”. See more at Tonkean.
In the real world "messy" tech sometimes wins.
A good overview of the skills required to be an effective RPA developer and highlights some of the more important non-coding skills required, like business process knowledge.
Appian jumps right in and launches an app that allows banks to accept and process small business loans more quickly.
Why? Because, according to Ernst and Young, 30-50% of RPA initiatives end up failing. Don’t become another E&Y statistic.
Legacy Tech, The COBOL Edition
You won’t be unemployed if you know COBOL, but you might not get your unemployment check because of COBOL.
“Faced with a flood of new unemployment claims stemming from the economic fallout of COVID-19, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy put out a call for COBOL programmers.”
“According to a spokesperson from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, the state was actually only a month or two away from “migrating into a new environment and away from COBOL,” before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.”
“A new initiative from IBM seeks to connect states with experienced COBOL programmers—and to train a new generation of them.”