UiPath is really powerful, but needs some improvements
March 02, 2019

UiPath is really powerful, but needs some improvements

Ahmed Ben Jmii | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
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Overall Satisfaction with UiPath Enterprise RPA Platform

We are using UiPath in our organization in order to resolve problems and improve business within our clients' companies.
The businesses addressed are varied: HR activities, Supply chain, fiscal and financial institutions, and Retail businesses.
It's also being used to improve internal activities within the company.
UiPath is a good RPA tool because it has an open community and a powerful set of activities that can be improved by adding your own set of libraries and scripts you need, in contrast to other famous RPA tools.
The things that need to be improved in UiPath are to add advanced developers tools like GoTo activity, and the possibility to run from a specific point. As well, improving selectors attribution and the interface of the software. Not to forget the Orchestrator, and making it easier for users to use its functionalities.
  • Web automation lets you extract data from web pages easily in order to manipulate them.
  • OCR techniques to recognize text within pictures.
  • An open source community that gives you solutions to your technical problems really fast.
  • Add a GoTo activity.
  • Add Run from this step.
  • Make orchestrator simpler to use.
  • The ROIs of UiPath are really big.
BluePrism and Automation Anywhere. Both are paid and lacking in the structure and communities that UiPath has. Automation Anywhere is easy to use, but is not suitable for creating powerful robots, it is for script kiddies.
BluePrism is really powerful, but it makes life complex. I.e. when trying to open Excel you will need four steps to do that, while UiPath does that in one step.
UiPath is suitable for automating web pages and desktop applications like Word and Excel: it has a big library when manipulating Excel and data records.
I don't see UiPath being very useful when using a Citrix environment, because you will be using image recognition and OCR, and those features require high tech tools that could be paid such as the Abbyy OCR engine.