Robotic Process Automation (RPA): The Microsoft channel adapts to market growth

August 28 2018

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is technology in which the word robotic is somewhat misplaced. There are no automatons with lights and mechanical fingers; just smart software that can learn how to take over the innumerable tasks that humans conduct at the keyboard. If it is repetitive and can be defined by a set of rules - even if it involves multiple applications -- odds are good that RPA can automate it.

About Alan R. Earls

Alan R. Earls is a technology writer based near Boston. He has covered all facets of IT, including ERP and CRM for many years and wrote regularly on Dynamics for Microsoft's 'Momentum' midsize business website. He is the author of several books on tech and business history, including Digital Equipment Corporation and Route 128 and the Birth of the Age of High Tech.

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