Information Technology involves storing, retrieving, altering and transmitting massive amounts of data. Because IT is heavily reliant on computers, automating the field is definitely the most practical direction.
Author: Joseph Zulick, Manager at MRO Electric and Supply
Slowly taking rein in the sector, RPA (Robotic Process Automation) is terminating the manual effort associated with IT tasks and business processes. RPA grips technologies such as AI (artificial intelligence), machine learning and vision, big data analytics and, eventually, quantum mechanics, to complete several tasks.
There are two types of automated deployments:
Currently, large global IT and BPO (business process outsourcing) organisations are using lesser forms of RPA. Using RPA enables organisations to provide IT services at higher efficiencies and minimise costs, and utilising RPA enables organisations to provide IT services at increased efficiencies while cutting costs.
Many say that a handful of companies are currently in the early stages of conducting RPA proof-of-concept trials, while some are entertaining production pilots.
Many IT service lines are expected to come under RPA’s influence.
Automation projects, as per industry experts, should not take more than a year to complete. They would likely cost between half a million USDs to two million or more, depending on the number of robots and their complexities.