Top 5 things to know about robotic process automation

Automation gets a lot of attention these days; usually, it conjures up images of robots taking over physical duties, but not all automation is physical. Robot process automation (RPA) is a form of business process automation that automates software actions. Here are five things to know about RPA.

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Robotic process automation isn't a magic solution to a company's problems, but it is a viable alternative for some tasks and worth considering. Like all automation, the impact on human jobs needs to be taken into account as well, but you'll never have to awkwardly see them in the break room at least.

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