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Blue Prism brings new automation capabilities to online community
Wed, 2nd Oct 2019
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Blue Prism has announced additions to its affiliate partner list in order to extend the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities on its Digital Exchange (DX) platform.

The DX is an intelligent marketplace and online community. With the addition of INVOKE, SRI Infotech and ZyGen, the Technology Alliance Program (TAP) continues to grow.

According to Blue Prism, new capabilities found on the DX include dealing with unstructured data and PDFs, RaaS (Robot-as-a-Service) options, as well as integration with chatbots and popular social media applications.

Blue Prism VP of the Technology Alliances Program (TAP), Bruce Mazza, says, “We are delivering the art of the possible with our DX marketplace.

“Every week we add new intelligent automation capabilities so customers can reinvent themselves and gain a competitive advantage. Our DX provides an a la carte menu for accessing hundreds of new automation capabilities from dealing with unstructured data, integration with chat bots, to turnkey cloud solutions - all just a few mouse clicks away.

Companies participating in Blue Prism's Technology Alliance Program at an affiliate level have an opportunity to expand market awareness on the benefits of RPA by delivering their own complementary products to Blue Prism's DX, the company says.

Partners can customise their solutions, accelerate product development and minimise time to market for their products, using the RPA software.

More specifically, this new round of affiliate Technology Alliance Partners includes advancements in the following areas:

INVOKE: INVOKE's RaaS (Robot-as-a-Service) capabilities and Blue Prism's Digital Workforce enabling companies to scale their automation projects via preconfigured options running in a secure cloud environment.

According to Blue Prism this eliminates many RPA ramp-up challenges by ensuring all the on-premise deployment remains intact while taking away the need for software upgrades, setups and configurations.

INVOKE president Johnny Ramondino says, “Quick results are critical to a successful RPA implementation. With INVOKE RAAS our joint customers are able to significantly accelerate their automation journey with a turnkey solution for cloud automation. They get the best of what RPA has to offer wrapped in an offering that minimises investment risks.

SRI Infotech: SRI Infotech's integration with Blue Prism delivers PDF capabilities to customers providing enterprises with access to ‘drag-and-drop' document processing.

SRI Infotech's Visual Business Object ability to parse and extract, split, and merge allows users to automate most PDF related activities in their RPA deployments, the company says. Additionally, the encryption and decryption capabilities, combined with Blue Prism's inbuilt Credential Manager, enable customers to protect the content of important PDF documents while keeping up with their security standards.

SRI Infotech VP of RPA Scott Kennedy says, “Many processes need to work with PDF documents, however, that need will typically mark the process as more complex and inevitably delay the automation build. We've built a feature rich PDF VBO to address this concern over complexity. Our goal is to make working with PDFs simple and fast for everyone.

ZyGen: ZyGen's integration with Blue Prism allows customers to integrate chatbot automations on applications such as Facebook Messenger, Work Chat, and LINE. Users will also be able to receive notifications and direct feedback from Blue Prism's digital workers to aid in the deployment process, the company says.

ZyGen Company managing director Cholapatr Bhuripanyo says, “Technology Alliance Program gives us a great opportunity to bring our expertise and solution to a broader RPA community. Conversational RPA allows digital workers to have chat dialogues with human colleagues in their natural language. This provides a superior experience at a lower operating cost for users.