Gartner Research

Tips for When to Use RPA in Sourcing and Procurement

Published: 01 May 2019

ID: G00382328

Analyst(s): Patrick Connaughton, Cathy Tornbohm

Summary

Robotic process automation is not a universal cure-all, but it can provide a quick fix to reduce manual work. Application leaders can use this research to determine when to use RPA to automate sourcing and procurement processes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Evaluate the Alternatives Before Committing to RPA
  • Eliminate the Manual Rekeying of Data Between Systems
  • Create an RPA Sandbox to Encourage Experimentation

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