What is Digital Transformation?

December 20, 2019

Have you looked at how your competitors are doing business lately? More and more companies are turning to efforts like digital transformation to help them stay sharp in an increasingly complex environment. In the constant battle to stay one step ahead of the competition, robotic process automation offers a great first place to start with digital transformation to help you take a more innovative and efficient approach to your current processes.


Learn the importance of RPA for digital transformation.

What is Digital Transformation?

Digital transformation is when an organization brings in digital tools to transform the way they work. The goal of digital transformation is to be innovative, improve results, and solve new problems. But most of all, it's a way to keep up with competitors in a rapidly changing business landscape. This is done by taking a strategic look at your current processes to determine how they can be redone through technology to work smarter and better meet your business goals.

Take for example a company that has to compile data from files spanning multiple systems. Before digital transformation, an employee must log-on to the many individual applications—all with different credentials—and pull files from each to compile the data. With digital transformation using RPA, a bot can automatically pull the files from the disparate applications and compile the data into a single report. This allows the employee to spend more of their time analyzing and executing on the data and instead of just collecting it.

What is Robotic Process Automation?

Robotic process automation (RPA) software streamlines business and IT processes to reduce the burden on human employees. Software robots can manipulate and communicate with business systems and applications to power workflows across your entire enterprise.

How Does RPA Help with Digital Transformation?

RPA is an important tool for digital transformation that helps your organization work more efficiently. It’s important to remember that RPA and digital transformation aren’t meant to replace human employees, but to help them work in more innovative ways. By using a team of digital assistants to help employees with their most repetitive, time-consuming manual tasks, they’re free to focus on more value-adding work. RPA bots not only streamline your processes to save time, but also increase the accuracy of your work to cut down on costly errors. With a bot working alongside every employee, the possibilities for innovation are endless.

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