RPA Weekly for Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
It’s been a whole two weeks since someone raised millions of dollars for RPA, I was starting to get worried.
Venture Beat: “While the new round is roughly half the $568 million UiPath raised last April, it catapults the New York-based company’s post-money valuation to $10.2 billion, up from $7 billion in 2019 and $3 billion in 2018.”
Techcrunch: “One of the factors that’s attracting so much investor interest is its growth rate, which Gupta says is continuing on an upward trajectory, even during the pandemic as companies look for ways to automate. In fact, he reports that recurring revenue has grown from $100 million to $400 million over the last 24 months.”
In a recently released RFI, the VA is “investigating automation solutions to streamline the flow of external clinical document sets into its Electronic Health Record (EHR) system”
The A/V Club
The founder of a “No-Code” platform talks about empowering employees to be makers and how “No-Code” will go mainstream.
Rob Hughes from Automation Anywhere talks about what’s driving RPA adoption and demonstrates compelling use cases for it.
This week we talk about the latest RPA news and go over Robocorps recent public launch of Robocloud, Robocode, and Robohub.
OpenSAP talks to Laurent Hurtebize, their RPA expert, talks about the automation space in general along with SAP’s Intelligent Automation offering.
UiPath Tech Evenings: Challenges of Building Scalable Products - Daniel Dines & Bobby Patrick (YouTube)
UiPath’s CEO and CMO share the challenges of scaling a product and corporate culture. Not directly related to RPA, but an interesting look at how UiPath views itself from the top.
Anders Jensen demonstrates data-scraping in UiPath with a bot that fetches information about COBOL books on Amazon.
In the words of Ian Malcolm, just because you can doesn’t mean you should.