Robotic Process Automation: Eight Guidelines for Effective Results


Published: 12 October 2016 ID: G00309398

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Summary

Stop your RPA projects from going off track — or worse, failing to solve problems they were never capable of fixing. Enterprise architects and technology innovation leaders should use this guide to position their RPA projects for success.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Capitalizing on RPA
      • Definition of RPA Software
      • Is It RPA or RPA "Washed" — Should You Care?
  • Analysis
    • Guideline 1: Formalize an Enterprise Automation Roadmap
    • Guideline 2: Aspire for Revenue Generation, but Act on Short-Term Results Rapidly
    • Guideline 3: Formalize IT Teams' Involvement as Early as Possible to Maximize Business Outcomes
      • Essential IT Involvement
      • Reasons IT Should Embrace RPA Concepts
    • Guideline 4: Create a Joint IT and Business RPA Team
    • Guideline 5: Get External Help and Build Internal Skills for RPA
    • Guideline 6: Build the Business Case for RPA
    • Guideline 7: Communicate What RPA Means to Your Organization
    • Guideline 8: Visualize the Cycle of a Robot Deployment
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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