UiPath for Robotic Process Automation Solutions Made Easy.
Updated January 17, 2019

UiPath for Robotic Process Automation Solutions Made Easy.

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Overall Satisfaction with UiPath Enterprise RPA Platform

UiPath is being used to augment manual work that is currently being done by humans. It has been deployed across approximately 30% of the organizations at my company. UiPath addresses business problems that involve multiple legacy systems that are in use for numerous business processes across numerous organizations. For example, for finance: invoice consolidation, journal entries, application controls, deferred revenue reconciliation, etc. For the Customer Service organization: order entry, product activation, etc.
  • UiPath unlike most of their competitor's products has a low learning curve for new RPA developers
  • User Administration and Robot deployment are very easy to do with UiPath's "Orchestrator" tool, a very nice web-based UI to manage both users of Desktop RPA applications as well as fully automated RPA applications.
  • UiPath Academy is a free resource for customers to use. Developers can obtain an "Advanced Developer" certification for UiPath.
  • OCR functionality is not native to UiPath. You have to rely on third party applications like Abbyy to get the most out of UiPath
  • Debugging features in UiPath are not as strong as some of their competitors. (i.e. Blue Prism)
  • UiPath has had a positive impact on our customer satisfaction ratings. Since deploying an RPA solution for product activation, Customer Satisfaction surveys for that function have steadily increased month over month.
  • RPA solutions on complicated processes (more than approximately 6 decisions) "Desktop Automation" should be avoided due to the development effort involved. Look for simpler tasks that happen very frequently to drive higher ROI.
UiPath has a much lower learning curve and after using the Pegasystems platform (formerly OpenSpan, prior to acquisition by Pegasystems) we found that developers were able to learn and deliver applications much faster with UiPath. Automation Anywhere was very similar in that it required developers that had a lot of coding experience to be able to use effectively. Whereas with UiPath you could take a Business Analyst and get them up to speed with UiPath much more easily.
Financial operations is a very good place to start with UiPath, but by no means should it be limited to Finance. UiPath is well suited to automate tasks in Finance such as:
1. AP Reporting
2. Invoice Payment Management
3. Invoice Posting and Filing
4. Past Due Notifications
5. Release of low-value orders
6. Daily Invoice list with order details