Robots are truly beginning to make their way into our world and, probably sooner than many think, our businesses as well. One example is robotic processes automation, which has emerged as a promising tool that can help businesses of all kinds streamline operations and cut costs, while freeing workers from repetitive tasks.
Robotic process automation can, essentially, help businesses to automate certain repetitive tasks — often mundane and tedious undertakings that workers aren’t clamoring to do.
“The average knowledge worker employed on a back-office process has a lot of repetitive, routine tasks that are dreary and uninteresting. RPA is a type of software that mimics the activity of a human being in carrying out a task within a process,” Leslie Willcocks, professor of technology, work, and globalization at the London School of Economics’ department of management, tells McKinsey.
The tool itself can be designed to perform several tasks specific to a company’s needs.
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