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  • Blue Prism Opens Global Technical Innovation Center and Customer Support Hub in Austin, Texas

    U.K. – based Blue Prism, the company delivering the world’s most successful digital workforce, today announced the opening of a global technical innovation center and customer support hub in the heart of the United States, in Austin, Texas. The customer[...]

  • Accenture and Blue Prism Team to Provide Robotic Process Automation to Help Clients Accelerate Business Results, Improve Employee and Customer Experience

    More than 40 organizations including Raiffeisen Bank International and Circle K already signed NEW YORK and LONDON; January 5, 2017—Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM), a leading provider of enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) software, are working together[...]

  • Leading Research Firm Recognizes the “Premier League” of RPA Professional Services Firms

    Recognized leaders partner with Blue Prism to deliver successful transformational digital workforces powered by Blue Prism RPA software New York and London—December 21, 2016—HfS Research, The Services Research CompanyTM and a leading analyst authority for business operations and IT services,[...]

  • Blue Prism Customer Forums attended by over 60 Global Brands

    Blue Prism Customer forums held in New York and London to share best practice and operational excellence for large-scale deployments of enterprise Robotic Process Automation  London and New York—December 5, 2016 – Blue Prism users gathered in London and New[...]

  • Blue Prism confirms its position as the world’s leading provider of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, quadrupling the rate of new business with 96 new customers

    More than 1 billion transactions executed by Blue Prism’s enterprise RPA software in the world’s most regulated and demanding industries. London and New York—November 28, 2016 — Closing out its first fiscal year [ending Oct. 31, 2016] since debuting on[...]

  • Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate to Speak about “The Next Tech Revolution” at EY Strategic Growth Forum™

    Bathgate joins panel to discuss how AI, robotics and blockchain will transform industries WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. PST WHERE: The Strategic Growth Forum™, Palm Springs, California WHAT: Blue Prism Co-founder and CEO Alastair Bathgate will attend[...]

  • Prodapt Launches Telebots Framework for Communications & Digital Service Providers, Leveraging Blue Prism’s Robotic Process Automation Software

    Prodapt Solutions, a leading provider of consulting, transformation, and outsourcing services to communications service providers (CSPs) and digital service providers (DSPs), entered into a strategic alliance with Blue Prism, a leading enterprise-class Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software provider, and launched[...]

  • RPA in healthcare: The potential use cases

    Enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) isn’t just for big businesses and corporations. In fact, Blue Prism works with several organizations in the healthcare industry, which is beginning to see increased adoption of automation technologies. Ascension Health, the largest non-profit health organization[...]

  • Robotic Process Automation Technology Gets to Work

    Before Alan Surtees joined Gazprom Energy in 2014, employees were bogged down by ‘swivel chair’ processes, manually inputting and processing data between multiple systems at the expense of productivity and efficiency. After closely observing the daily work routines of his[...]

  • Oracle and Salesforce and IBM? Oh my! Here comes AI sprawl

    According to ZDNet Editor-in-Chief Larry Dignan, tech companies today are getting an “overdose” of AI marketing. Just as the modern enterprise generates an increasing amount of data, there are an increasing number of AI and machine learning solutions on the[...]

  • NEOOPS hosted RPA Knowledge Sharing Event for its Clients

    NEOOPS, a valued Blue Prism partner in the Czech Republic, says that there has been a steady progression along the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) learning curve, with enterprises increasingly looking to apply RPA in tandem with traditional IT. Recently, NEOOPS[...]

  • How BNY Mellon Became a Pioneer in Software Robots

    As reported in American Banker, Bank of New York Mellon has become one of the first U.S. banks to use robotic process automation to transform everyday operations – and they do so using Blue Prism software robots. In an article[...]

  • Arvato and Blue Prism Partner to Bring Robotic Process Automation to Local Government

    Slough, 15th August 2016 – Global business outsourcing provider Arvato has entered a strategic partnership with Blue Prism to offer Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to help councils deliver back-office transformation. The partnership will see Arvato use the cutting-edge automation software[...]

  • Blue Prism’s Software Robots on the Rise

     33 More Enterprises Benefit from Digital Workforce and Robotic Process Automation London and Miami—July 14, 2016—Reporting its interim results for the first time since debuting on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in March of 2016, Blue Prism[...]

  • Blue Prism Group plc – Interim results for the six months ended 30 April 2016

    Blue Prism Group plc (“Blue Prism” or the “Group”) Interim results for the six months ended 30 April 2016 Blue Prism, a leader in Robotic Process Automation (“RPA”), is pleased to announce its results for the six months to 30[...]

  • Blue Prism Makes Digital Labor a Reality for Large Enterprises

    Latest Release of Robotic Process Automation Platform Built to Enable AI for the Enterprise Today at the Company’s North American Partner World event in New York, Blue Prism continues to distinguish itself as the only enterprise-class Robotic Process Automation (RPA)[...]

  • Blue Prism Receives One of the Top Honors at the AIconics Awards, Named Best Enterprise Application of AI

    Recognized for its Software Robots’ Ability to Revolutionize Business Productivity & Efficiency Blue Prism, a global leader in developing scalable, enterprise-strength software robots, today announced that it has been named the Best Enterprise Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the[...]

  • Blue Prism Customer “Transformed by Technology”

    Robotic process automation (RPA) has been instrumental in Royal & Sun Alliance’s (RSA) IT transformation program. According to Chief Procurement Officer Andrew Cameron, Blue Prism’s RPA technology has allowed RSA to automate rules-based administrative tasks while freeing up human employees[...]

  • Two New Board Members Join Blue Prism

    Ken Lever and Charmaine Eggberry to Join Board of Newly Public Company London & Miami, April 7, 2016 – Blue Prism, the developer of scalable, enterprise-strength software robots and pioneer of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, today announced the addition[...]

  • Software Robots Pioneer Blue Prism Debuts on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM Market

    Leading Provider of Enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Drives Global Growth of the Digital Workforce London & Miami, March 15, 2016 – Blue Prism, the pioneering developer of enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, today announced its debut on AIM of the[...]

  • Robotic Process Automation: The Next Transformation Lever for Shared Services – Blue Prism

    The latest instalment in the LSE RPA white paper series – in this research paper Professor Leslie Wilcox and Professor Mary Lacity examine how Robotic Process Automation is being deployed in the shared services organization because of swivel chair processes.[...]

  • London School of Economics (LSE) Publishes Definitive Research on Large-Scale Enterprise RPA Deployments, Featuring Blue Prism Customer Case Studies

    Telefónica O2, Xchanging and a UK power utility company among featured customers that have yielded business results from secure, resilient and scalable enterprise RPA deployment LONDON & MIAMI, Feb. 16, 2016 – Blue Prism, the leading developer of enterprise robotic[...]

  • Blue Prism and Symphony Ventures Executives to Lead Workshop on Robotic Process Automation in Shared Services Landscape

    Workshop at Fleming’s Shared Services Conference to explore how RPA can enhance processes in shared services and global business services environments BUDAPEST, HUNGARY & MIAMI, FEBRUARY 16, 2016 Blue Prism, the leading developer of enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) software,[...]

  • Call centres have created millions of good jobs in the emerging world. Technology threatens to take those jobs away again

    Blue Prism CMO Pat Geary tells The Economist that software robots perform routine tasks better, faster and more cheaply than human workers in call centers around the globe. Read the full article here[...]

  • Will Robots Save the Future of Work?

    In an article for TechCrunch, Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate discusses how human and virtual workforces work together in the 21st century. Learn how automation is impacting both manual labor and office work in his article here.[...]

  • Blue Prism CTO to Uncover the Role of Robots in the Enterprise during TEDx Presentation

    David Moss to address how virtual workforces can enhance enterprise operations at third annual TEDx event at University College London December 16, 2015 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time LONDON & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Prism, the leading provider of robotic process automation[...]

  • Blue Prism Software Robots Among Newest Employees at Norwegian Bank

    Norway’s SR-Bank has deployed Blue Prism software robots to automate back-office banking processes and reduce both manual labor and costs. Read more in the article for DNgründer here.[...]

  • Hexaware and Blue Prism Partner to Drive Efficiency While Reducing Costs

    Today, Hexaware Technologies Ltd., announced it would partner with Blue Prism to bring robotic process automation to the BPO sector. Read more about the partnership in the official release posted to our blog[...]

  • LSE Research Report on Blue Prism Customers Featured in InformationWeek

    The latest research paper from the Outsourcing Unit at London School of Economics – which follows three case studies on Blue Prism customers – has been featured in InformationWeek. Read the full article here, which discusses business benefits our customers[...]

  • London School of Economics Unveils Latest Research on IT Function and RPA Technology

    The Outsourcing Unit at London School of Economics (LSE) has unveiled the fourth instalment of its RPA research in a report titled, “The IT Function and Robotic Process Automation.” The latest report co-authored by Professors Leslie Willcocks and Mary Lacity[...]

  • Blue Prism Partners with ID Management

    Blue Prism today announced its partnership with Norwegian management consulting firm, ID Management. Already, insurance and financial organizations such as BN Bank have benefitted by automating key operational processes using Blue Prism’s RPA technology. More details on the partnership may[...]

  • Gartner Predictions Underscore Expanding Role of Robots and Automation in 2016

    According to Gartner, autonomous software, digital assistants and smart machines will have an expanding role in 2016. The research firm recently announced its Top 10 Strategic Predictions for 2016, underscoring the increasing presence robots, robotics and automation will have in[...]

  • Blue Prism Identified as One to Watch in the Sunday Times Tech Track Program

    Blue Prism has been recognized as One to Watch by the Sunday Times’ highly selective Tech Track program. Read more about the awards program and what CEO Alastair Bathgate has to say about this accomplishment here[...]

  • “Robotic revolution” week reveals UK public’s true feelings towards robots in the workplace

    Despite concern that robots will replace humans in the workforce, studies have shown that automation can boost worker wages and productivity while creating new and more gratifying opportunities. Employees at Xchanging, a customer of Blue Prism, have done exemplary work[...]

  • Forrester Research on Blue Prism and the Virtual Workforce Powered by Software Robots

    In a report recently published by Forrester Research, analyst J.P. Gownder sources information from Blue Prism to infer how automation will revolutionize the future of the workplace. Find more details click here.[...]

  • A.I.-powered assistants step into the enterprise

    Robotic assistants are becoming more and more prevalent in the enterprise. Learn how these robots – including Blue Prism’s – are changing office dynamics and boosting efficiency in this Computerworld article by Stacy Collett. Click here to read the full[...]

  • Wall Street Journal on RPA and the Rebirth of Reengineering

    The rise of RPA is triggering a rebirth in reengineering, according to this Wall Street Journal article. Learn how Blue Prism customer Xchanging and others have seen huge efficiency, organizational and cost benefits by making RPA an integral part of[...]

  • What Knowledge Workers Stand to Gain from Automation – Harvard Business Review

    50 years after Peter Drucker coined the term “Knowledge worker,” it is disappointing to realize how little time knowledge workers actually spend on higher-order thinking tasks. Despite impressive technological advancements, the ability for human knowledge workers to work symbiotically with[...]

  • Shifting the SS&O Industry from Art to Science

    In assessing shared services and outsourcing (SS&O) operations, it’s evident that today’s most significant constraints relate to process and technology. Learn how the SS&O industry can shift from a market rooted in art to a market rooted in science through[...]

  • The Institute for Robotic Process Automation (IRPA) Releases Definitive eBook “Introduction to Robotic Process Automation – A Primer”

    Interested in learning more about how RPA is affecting business across the world? Don’t miss The Institute for Robotic Process Automation (IRPA) eBook titled “Introduction to Robotic Process Automation – A Primer” in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University. The eBook[...]

  • London School of Economics working paper highlights eight key findings from the use of RPA within Xchanging

    Xchanging plc, the business technology and services provider, in collaboration with the Outsourcing Unit of the London School of Economics and its business partner Blue Prism, can today reveal the results of an academic research paper into its current and[...]

  • The Shape of Things to Come: Will Robots Take Over the Finance Function?

    The benefits of RPA solution deployment are abundantly clear: offering security, scalability, easy implementation and positive ROI. Read how RPA technology can create value for enterprises around the world in this recent article from CFO Innovation[...]

  • How RPA is taking service providers to the next level

    Robotic process automation (RPA) offers a new alternative for processing high volumes of digital business information – completely disrupting the way service providers operate. For more on this exciting transformation, read this piece from Adrian Guttridge, MD of Xchanging Insurance[...]

  • Blue Prism CEO in Xconomy – the Third Industrial Revolution powered by Software Robots

    We’re on the brink of the Third Industrial Revolution, with robots moving off the factory floor and emerging in the white-collar office. Learn more from CEO Alastair Bathgate on how this will affect your business, as featured on Xconomy. Read[...]

  • Blue Prism Software Robots featured in New Scientist

    If robots can take on office work what will humans do? This is a key question in an increasingly popular debate surrounding the economic implications of automation in the workplace – and the subject of a recent New Scientist article[...]

  • Xchanging Becomes First Global Service Provider to Receive Enterprise Capability Certification for RPA

    Xchanging’s Robotics Process Automation offering receives accredited status Xchanging plc, the business technology and services provider, has become the first service provider globally to receive the Enterprise Capability Certification status from Blue Prism, the virtual workforce company, following a framework[...]

  • Blue Prism to Host Andrew McAfee Book Signing at Leading Shared Services and Outsourcing Event

    Blue Prism, the leading developer of enterprise robotic process automation (ERPA) software, today announced its participation in the 19th Annual Shared Services and Outsourcing (SS&O) Week, taking place March 9-12, 2015 in Orlando, FL. On Tuesday, March 10 at 3 p.m., Our company[...]

  • Blue Prism to Join Discussion on Software Robots at 2015 Operational Agility Forum

    Blue Prism, the leading developer of enterprise robotic process automation (ERPA) software, today announced the eleventh meeting of the Operational Agility Forum, happening March 4, 2015 in London. Hosted by IT services company Sopra Steria, the 2015 Forum will bring together Blue Prism’s customers[...]

  • Blue Prism to Sponsor the IAOP 2015 Outsourcing World Summit

    Leading developer of enterprise robotic process automation (ERPA) software Blue Prismtoday announced that it is sponsoring the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ (IAOP) 18th annual Outsourcing World Summit, the premier event for outsourcing professionals. Taking place Feb. 16-18 in Phoenix, AZ, the conference[...]

  • Sopra Steria Taps Blue Prism Software Robots to Offer Lean Process Automation Services

    Major IT and Business Process Services provider harnesses Blue Prism’s Enterprise Robotic Process Automation capabilities to drive new unique offering Leading European IT and Business Process Services provider Sopra Steria today announced that it has partnered with Blue Prism, itself the leading developer[...]

  • Blue Prism recognized as leader in Robotic Process Automation Software

    Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the “IT Robotic Automation Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2014 – 2020” Robotic automation enables a computer or a machine to imitate a human’s actions for[...]

  • David Poole, Robo Conductor

    Symphony Ventures and HFS discuss the myths and realities of RPA and the Virtual. Many of the same mavericks who helped build this business from the early days of transformational consulting, CoEs and shared services, through to lift and shift[...]

  • Blue Prism Partner thoughtonomy Announces Computacenter’s Deployment of Virtual Workforce

    Computacenter harnesses thoughtonomy’s Virtual Workforce – powered by Blue Prism’s software robots – to provide end-to end-automation of manually intensive service desk activities Computacenter, Europe’s preferred IT provider for enabling users and their businesses through managed services, has announced its[...]

  • Datamark names Blue Prism in its Top 10 Business Process Outsourcing Trends for 2014

    EL-PASO, TEXAS – Datamark, a leading BPO provider has predicted that the trends expected to shape the business process outsourcing industry in 2014 and beyond include robotic process automation technologies, a focus on the midmarket for business opportunities, and a[...]

  • Blue Prism Opens Sales Office in Chicago

    CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Prism, the leading developer of enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) software, today announced that it has opened an office in Chicago to support its explosive growth in the United States. The company, which already has a presence in[...]

  • The RPA controller becomes the eyes and ears of your operation

    An interview with John Carter, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) expert from Blue Prism conducted by Genfour, a company who deliver back office Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions to its clients. John Carter takes us through the key still and attributes employers[...]

  • Blue Prism Executive to Speak about the Value and Implementation of Robotic Process Automation at SSON Event

    CMO Pat Geary to deliver online presentation at inaugural SSON Open House for Shared Services and Outsourcing Professionals Blue Prism, the leading developer of robotic process automation (RPA) software, today announced that Chief Marketing Officer Pat Geary will present at the[...]

  • Blue Prism Demonstrates Value of Robotic Process Automation in Global Healthcare Market with Key Customer Wins

    Blue Prism has announced that ENOVATION, an international information and communication technologies company, will deploy its RPA software across divisions and countries. ENOVATION chose Blue Prism’s robotic process automation software to maximize operational efficiency, reduce labor costs and support clinical processes[...]

  • Software Robots in Outsourcing Part 1: What Is a Software Robot?

    The National Law Review has published the first article in its series on software robots. The article, authored by Michael L. Pillion and Megan Gatto, focuses on defining “software robots” and how they can be leveraged to automate business processes[...]

  • Software Robots’ Hidden Benefit: Scalability

    In his recent contribution to WIRED Innovation Insights, Blue Prism Chairman Jason Kingdon explores the hidden benefit of software robots: scalability. Jason shares how organizations can leverage software robots to scale operations and alleviate planning challenges like keeping up with[...]

  • Robots Are Taking Over! Transforming BPO and Shared Services

    Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate weighs in on RPA and how it is transforming the BPO and Shared Services industries in a recent article written by Bianca Wright for Global Delivery Report. Alastair shares, that contrary to popular belief, robots[...]

  • Why RPA Serves as a Lifeline to the BPO Industry

    In a recent contributed post for Sourcing Focus, Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate explains why RPA serves as a lifeline to the BPO industry, enabling BPOs to gain a competitive advantage by using an innovation solution that completes operations efficiently,[...]

  • Business Process Automation: A Brave New World

    New research shows business process automation is poised to disrupt the business process services market. A report by TechMarketView cites Blue Prism and our partners, Genfour and thoughtonomy, as game changers in robotic automation, presenting innovative solutions for business process[...]

  • 10 things to Include in an RFP for Robotic Process Automation

    In a new SSON article, Barbara Hodge discusses the rapid momentum of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and leverages insight from Blue Prism to lay out the types of questions organizations should ask when selecting an RPA provider. To check out[...]

  • Why RPA is a Catalyst for On-shoring

    In a recent contribution to Professional Outsourcing, Blue Prism’s CEO Alastair Bathgate explores how robotic process automation is set to disrupt the outsourcing market by serving as a catalyst for on-shoring labor, presenting a lower cost alternative to off-shoring while[...]

  • Rise of the Robot Entrepreneurs

    In his latest contribution to WIRED Innovation Insights, Jason Kingdon likens robotic process automation to car manufacturing and the Internet, explaining how this innovative new industry (like most emerging tech markets) presents a great opportunity for new entrants and entrepreneurs[...]

  • Six market disruptions coming to challenge the Indian services majors

    In its recent blog post, Horses for Sources offers that the winners in tomorrow’s market need to consistently adapt to meet the needs to enterprise clients. Indian service majors, in particular, must recognize that the use and provision of labor[...]

  • Sutherland Global Services leverages Blue Prism’s robotic process automation software to execute core processes.

    Blue Prism announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with Sutherland Innovations labs, part of global provider of business process and technology management services Sutherland Global Services, to drive customer value by offering a unique, innovative solution that[...]

  • Financial Times Positions Blue Prism as Robotics Leader Spearheading the Second Machine Age

    Reporter Hannah Kuchler shares details on how Blue Prism is revolutionizing back-office processes with its efficient, cost-effective software robots, and explains how the company is poised to disrupt the outsourcing industry. Read the story here, or see the below for an[...]

  • RWE npower Embraces Robotic Automation to Transform Business Processes

    Agreement extends use of Blue Prism robotic automation software as part of key strategic customer service and quality initiatives. Blue Prism, the leading developer of robotic automation software, announced today that npower, a leading UK energy company and part of[...]

  • The Ultimate Robotic Automation Debate

    Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate joined leading industry influencers in a recent HfS webinar to discuss how organizations can leverage robotic automation to strike the right balance for their finance, shared services and outsourcing strategies and create global operating models[...]

  • Times Outsourcing supplement – Future of Outsourcing

    Published in today’s Times, Blue Prism are featured in the special supplement with commentary and analysis from leading journalists including Business Journalist of the Year Charles Orton-Jones, FT contributor Josh Sims, and HR expert Nick Martindale, the report highlights how the C-suite[...]

  • TCS to invest more in developing more software platforms

    Livemint Positions Blue Prism as Disruptive Force to India’s BPO Industry Offering how Blue Prism’s software robots can perform tasks at one fourth the billing rate and only a fraction of the time that it would take a human worker[...]

  • Genfour Launches Robots as a Service Solution

    Genfour leverages Blue Prism Robotic Automation Software to build end-to-end solution helping organizations work more efficiently and accurately. Genfour today launched a comprehensive Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution to enable onshore and offshore customers to mobilize automated systems and implement[...]

  • Tech Market View – “Thoughtonomy gets Blue Prism Thinking”

    Thoughtonomy – A new ITO automation software player launched by former IPsoft UK MD CEO Terry Walby. Tech UK, the leading authoritative research and analysis on the technology scene have identified Thoughtonomy as an exciting new company to watch, built[...]

  • Thoughtonomy Leverages the Power of Robotic Automation to Transform Support Processes

    Thoughtonomy taps Blue Prism robotic automation software platform to create solutions designed for service and support organizations worldwide. Seeking to improve millions of manual processes for service and support organizations across the globe, thoughtonomy has launched a new technology platform which deploys[...]

  • I am Robot: will RPA revolutionise the BPO industry?

    Outsource Magazine reports on how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) may revolutionise the BPO industry. Click here to read the story Robotic Process Automation (RPA) aims to reduce costs, improve efficiency and productivity by removing repetitive and manually intensive tasks. As a result[...]

  • Will software robots give offshore workers the boot?

    BOSTON – Robert L. Mitchell of Computerworld Blogs after meeting with Alastair Bathgate, CEO of Blue Prism on how software robots are the “Next Big Thing”. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines a robot as “a real or imaginary machine that[...]

  • Cool robotics could be boon for the boring kind

    BOSTON – Bob Brown of Network World meets with Alastair Bathgate, CEO of Blue Prism and reports on how “cool” software robots are going to change the nature of administrative work. The term software robots is something Blue Prism CEO[...]

  • Launch of the Insitute of Robotic Process Automation – New York, USA

    NEW YORK – The Institute for Robotic Process Automation (IRPA), an independent professional association for buyers, providers, analysts and influencers of robotic process automation, announced the launch of its new venture and its Web site, www.irpanetwork.com. The network will serve as[...]

  • Welcome to Robotistan – the antidote to zombieism – By Den Howlett

    BOSTON – The writer, Den Howlett focuses on the piece of Phil Ferscht’s (HFS) argument that outsourcing organizations are headed toward a “zombie state,” killing themselves with boredom and repetition. Den Howlett goes on to explain how robotic automation is[...]

  • HfS Research: Robotic Automation Presents Transformative Opportunity for BPO Industry

    BOSTON AND MIAMI, Oct. 29, 2013 – Today, HfS Research unveiled its new report, “Framing a Constitution for Robotistan,” detailing the disruptive and transformative impact robotic automation will have on the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry. The report discusses how robotic automation technology creates[...]

  • How Digital Labor Will Drive the Third Industrial Revolution – By Jason Kingdon

    LONDON – “By 2020, the labor reduction effect of digitization will cause social unrest and a quest for new economic models in several mature economies.” This dire warning from IT analyst Gartner has good pedigree: John Maynard Keynes coined the[...]

  • Blue Prism Recognized as a “Global Hot 100” Company by World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    New York, NY – October 9th 2013 – Blue Prism, the leading developer of robotic automation software, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the “Global Hot 100” companies by The World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Since its launch[...]

  • Business adopting robots for new tasks

    Computerworld has published an article which examines the rise of robots and their impact on the workforce. It discusses if machines will take jobs away from blue and white collar workers and traces developments to date. However, for repetitive tasks,[...]

  • Ovum reports on robotics and automation

    Ovum has published its first ever comprehensive study around robotics and automation – highlighting Blue Prism’s technology as an additional instrument in sourcing strategies. Ovum outlines how these disruptive trends will become intrinsic to enabling cloud and removing the complexity[...]

  • Visions of the Future: The Next Decade in BPO

    Outsource has published an article on the future of BPO and relayed insight from expert commentators on the hot trends in this sector. Mark Lewis,Partner, Head Commercial Practice, Berwin Leighton Paisner, identifies robotics and Blue Prism as a game changer.[...]

  • How will process automation impact the future of BPO?

    Outsource has published the views of Duncan Chapman, a consultant at Source, on the challenges faced by BPO providers. He asserts that the market is moving towards process automation and highlights Blue Prism as a technology provider in this area.[...]

  • New partnership provides robotic automation in the NHS

    Blue Prism, the pioneer of robotic automation software, has signed an OEM partnership with TotalMobile. Blue Prism’s technology integrates with TotalMobile’s App platform to provide a fully automated, end to end, mobile working solution that integrates with any NHS Trust[...]

  • Blue Prism a game changer in the making?

    TechMarketView has published an article that highlights the potential of Blue Prism’s technology to significantly impact on the BPO market: “This week we had a fascinating introduction to Blue Prism, one of a new breed of business process automation players[...]

  • Virtual Operations U.S. (LLC) Named First US Business Partner for Blue Prism

    Company to provide Virtual Back Office resources, consulting and support for organizations ready to benefit from Blue Prism’s Robotic Automation software. . Alastair Bathgate, CEO of Blue Prism, said, “Our relationship with Virtual Operations is in response to continued growing[...]

  • Blue Prism named 2013 Gartner “Cool Vendor”

    Blue Prism, the pioneer of robotic automation software, has been named a “Cool Vendor in ‘Business Process Services’ within Gartner’s 2013 report.* This influential report identifies Blue Prism as a company that is innovative, impactful and intriguing. For more information[...]

  • Capita win National Call Centre Award

    The UK National Call Centre Awards, ‘back office manager of the Year’ 2013 award, sponsored by Blue Prism, has been won by Capita’s Lee Edwards. These highly prestigious awards, organised by the CCMA, are now in their 18th year and[...]

  • BBC Radio 4 – In Business

    Blue Prism founders Alastair Bathgate and David Moss discuss software robotics and its impact on the economy with Peter Day on BBC Radio 4 In Business show broadcast on 5 April 2013. You can listen to the show here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01rlrjs[...]

  • Blue Prism customer in Economist report on Humans and Machines

    Blue Prism customer, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, (UHB) has been featured on page eight of an Economist Intelligence Unit report on Humans and Machines. The report examines the role of human and technology interaction and explores the challenges[...]

  • Blue Prism expands into US

    The robotic back office worker arrives in the US  UK company, Blue Prism, has expanded its operations into the US, with the opening of its first office in Miami. This move is in response to strong demand for its robotic[...]

  • Technology Strategy Board launches £1M Robotics Feasibility Studies Competition

    Following Intellect and Blue Prism’s Automate Britain Campaign launch that took place on 30 January, The Technology Strategy Board will launch a £1M Robotics Feasibility Studies Competition, on the 4th February 2013. This competition aims to accelerate the development of[...]

  • Rise of the software machines – The Economist

    The Economist has featured Blue Prism in a special report on outsourcing and offshoring. “A small British start-up, Blue Prism, has developed a software-development toolkit that allows people within a company to create their own software “robots” to automate business[...]

  • Will Automation Replace Offshore BPO?

    Global Delivery Report has written a fascinating article about robotic automation’s potential impact on the offshore BPO sector – “Could robots play a similar role in the back office? “Could robots play a similar role in the back office? They[...]

  • Seventh Meeting of the Operational Agility Forum – hosted by RWE npower

    The 7th meeting of the Operational Agility Forum was hosted by RWEnpower at their offices in Swindon. 35 attendees from 16 organisations discussed how best to deploy operational agility and robotic automation programs in their organisations. npower outlined their ongoing[...]

  • A Robotic Threat to Outsourcing

    An article in Live Mint & The Wall Street Journal, explains how Blue Prism’s products are rapidly creating serious competition to the services of Indian IT firms. “Robots and humanoids that automate and deliver information technology (IT) projects at a[...]

  • IT Robots May Mean the End of Offshore Outsourcing

    CIO Magazine highlights Blue Prism’s robotic automation technology and its potential impact on the offshore outsourcing sector. “Robotic automation and autonomic systems–such as those that enable non-engineers to create software or intelligently manage IT infrastructure–could be an offshore-outsourcing killer.” Read[...]

  • Blue Prism User Technical Community Meeting

    The Blue Prism technical user group met in Manchester with 25 attendees representing 8 organisations. The meeting heard about the lastest version of Blue Prism’s product and roadmap and discussed and shared best practice for the whole life cycle of[...]

  • Greetings from Robotistan, outsourcing’s cheapest new destination

    US analyst firm, HFS, have written a really interesting blog article about robotic automation: Outsourcing has always been about people, process and technology. Scratch that. It’s about process and technology, with people an optional extra.So without any further explanation of[...]

  • Robotic Automation Emerges as a Threat to Traditional Low-Cost Outsourcing

    Horses for Sources Release Research Paper – Authored by James R. Slaby “Why outsource when you can automate? For most organizations, the answer is IT bureaucracy. Budget bottlenecks and IT’s ability to convolute any process improvement with massive waterfall technology implementations,[...]

  • Blue Prism Releases Latest Enterprise Edition of its Robotic Automation Software Platform

    Blue Prism announces the latest enterprise edition of its unique robotic automation platform enabling business operations and BPO vendors to automate all types of back office, clerical processes. Key new features include; distributed server architecture that supports large numbers of[...]

  • Blue Prism NHS User Group Meets at the Royal Free Hospital, London

    Twenty representatives from NHS Trusts and Blue Prism partners gathered at the Royal Free Hospital to share ideas and best practice case studies on how to gain the maximum benefit from Blue Prism’s robotic automation technology. Steve Chilton, Director of[...]

  • Advanced Health & Care choose Blue Prism technology

    Blue Prism’s unique robotic process automation software has been chosen by Advanced Health & Care (Advanced) to power its new Advanced Integration Engine (AIE). This will enable Advanced’s market-leading mobile patient management solution, iNurse, to integrate with all major community[...]

  • Blue Prism at The Executive Network’s Customer Experience Event – 12th September 2012

    Blue Prism will be participating at The Executive Network’s definitive Customer Experience event for the UK Communications industry. This major summit, at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, London, takes place on the 12th September 2012. Blue Prism will be discussing how[...]

  • Blue Prism hosts customer meeting to discuss robotic automation

    Blue Prism hosted a meeting for its customers in the North of the UK on July 20th, at Haydock Racecourse. Blue Prism’s CEO Alastair Bathgate presented a company update and discussed the marketing programs including the collaboration with Intellect and[...]

  • Focus On Blue Prism – NOA 25th Sponsor

    Blue Prism is highlighted by sourcingfocus.com as a new technology which could revolutionise the BPO market. Interview with Pat Geary, Chief Marketing Officer at Blue Prism. Blue Prism’s unique software platform enables business operations in service industries and Business Process[...]

  • How is technology changing BPO?

    Computer Weekly has identified Blue Prism Robotic Automation software as a significant new technology which is changing the way BPO’s deliver their services. The article discusses O2’s deployment of Blue Prism software to automate business processes in an effort to[...]

  • Shop Direct employs Robotic Automation – Computer Weekly

    Online shopping giant Shop Direct has deployed software to automate business processes without eating into the IT department’s busy timetable. See the article here: www.computerweekly.com/news/2240157961/Online-shopping-giant-automates-processes-with-software Online shopping giant Shop Direct has deployed software to automate business processes without eating into the[...]

  • Times BPO supplement – Robotic Automation to drive new offerings for BPO’s

    Publised in todays Times, the special supplement on Outsourcing Business featured an article entitled “Robotic automation: driving the next-generation BPO?” The article explained how BPO’s could leverage robotic automation technology to develop new service offerings and continue to drive the[...]

  • 02 to present Robotic Automation case study at NOA 25, 2012

    At NOA 25, 02 will be presenting a case study on their use of robotic automation and Blue Prism will be demonstrating its unique self-service robotic automation technology. The technology enables business operations, in service industries, and Business Process Outsourcers[...]

  • Birmingham NHS Trust adopts robotic automation technology

    University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) has gained significant benefits with robotic business process automation technology from Blue Prism over the past two years and has an additional 15 projects in the pipeline over the next 18 months. UHB’s[...]

  • The sixth meeting of the Operational Agility Forum, hosted by Telefonica O2

    The attendees included professionals in business operations, change and IT functions from the following organisations: Barclays Bank, Capita, The Co-operative Banking Group, EDF Energy, Experian, Leeds Building Society, RWE npower, 02, Proctor and Gamble, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, Virgin[...]

  • O2 robotic automation cuts offshore dependence and saves millions

    Mobile operator O2 has deployed Blue Prism’s software to automate business processes, which will reduce the cost of back office operations and cut its reliance on offshore recruitment to cope with spikes in workload. Blue Prism’s software also enables O2[...]

  • Operational Agility Forum Meeting V – Canary Wharf, London

    The Operational Agility Forum meets for its 5th advisory board meeting in Canary Wharf London, kindly hosted by a Major UK Bank Presentations at the meeting were given by Barclays, Telefonica 02 and Optimise Agility Ltd. The forum met to[...]

  • Blue Prism at The Forrester BPMS Conference – Boston, MA, USA

    Blue Prism participates in Forrester Research BPMS conference at the Sheraton Hotel, Boston, MA, USA Blue Prism participated in this event which highlighted the following:  “Today’s business executives have sky-high expectations of Business Process (BP) Professionals. Not only must BP[...]

  • 15 Trusts adopt Self-Service Kiosk technology developed by UHB, Blue Prism and Intouch with Health

    Software developed by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has been adopted by 15 other trusts across the UK. The trust designed interactive technology for self service appointment check-in kiosks in collaboration with Blue Prism and Intouch with Health. http://www.hospitaliteurope.com/article/26623/In-house_hospital_IT_project_goes_national Software[...]

  • Blue Prism Customers Meet to Discuss Empowered Business Technology

    Haydock Racecourse Blue Prism (the operational agility software company) hosted a Blue Prism customer meeting to discuss the latest trends in Empowered Business Technology. Cutomers attending included senior represtantives in business operations and IT functions from The Co-operative Financial Services,[...]

  • Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust – 100% Integration Capability with Blue Prism

    “Blue Prism complements and extends our existing integration capabilities to include any application, written in any technology and provided by any supplier. Complementing our existing solutions, we now have 100% integration capability and Blue Prism’s enterprise strength technology really underpins[...]

  • Blue Prism at the Forrester Research IT Forum EMEA – Barcelona

    Accelerate at the Intersection of Business and Technology Forrester Research have identified a “mega trend” which they call Empowered Business Technology. This forum explored the multi-facets of EBT and how IT organisations are developing new approaches to support the business[...]

  • Blue Prism and PEX – Tackling the Long Tail of Change Webinar

    Blue Prism has teamed up with the Process Excellence Network for a webinar entitled – How to reduce costs by tackling the long tail of change – Watch now at www.processexcellencenetwork.com. The seminar is led by BPO and process automation guru Richard Jones whose experience includes senior positions in Accenture and establishing HR[...]

  • Blue Prism and E.Novation UK to partner on new opportunities for healthcare systems integration

    Blue Prism, the leading provider of operational agility software and healthcare integration specialist E.Novation UK have announced a new commercial partnership arrangement which will focus on supporting the UK and Irish healthcare markets to achieve greater levels of systems integration and process automation.[...]

  • Blue Prism announces release of Blue Prism V4.0 Operational Agility Software

    Blue Prism, the leading provider of operational agility software, today announced the release of Blue Prism V4.0. The latest version of the Blue Prism software platform includes a number of major enhancements and new functionally which provides even more capabilities[...]

  • Rapidly growing Operational Agility Forum holds its 4th advisory board meeting

    Created to examine how complex organisations could respond more efficiently and effectively in real time to a rapidly changing business environment Since its inception in 2009 the forum has been joined by representatives of some of the largest corporate users[...]

  • Four More NHS Trusts Select Blue Prism for PAS integration

    New NHS Trusts adopt Blue Prism for rapid Integration with ANY PAS Blue Prism announced today that in the last 8 weeks another four NHS Trusts had selected Blue Prism to provide integration capabilities with their Patient Administration Systems (PAS) A[...]

  • Blue Prism Underpins RWE npower’s Process Improvement Program

    Case Study outlining programme for Cost Savings and Efficiency Improvement Blue Prism announced today the release of a case study for the RWE npower process improvement programme, a continual process improvement program that commenced in the Autumn of 2010. Julie Jaglowski – Director of Retail Operations at RWE npower stated “Blue Prism exceeded[...]

  • Operational Agility Forum Special Interest Group – How low can operational costs go?

    CIS Tower, Co-operative Financial Services, Manchester, 23rd November 2010  Hosted by Richard Jones – Operational Agility Forum Advisory Board Member and meeting facilitator The Special Interest Group consists of a small invited group of industry thought leaders and practitioners working in[...]

  • Operational Agility Forum Special Interest Group – “Self Service IT – can it really be achieved in business operations?”

    Led by Dave Hudson – Chairman of the Operational Agility Forum – London, 19th October 2010. The forum has a number of special interest groups which meet to discuss specific issues relating to Operational Agility. The special interest groups are invitation only[...]

  • Third Meeting of Operational Agility Forum Advisor Board

    Chaired by Dave Hudson – Chairman of the Operational Agility Forum – The Co-operative Financial Services, Manchester, 21st September 2010. The inaugural meeting of the Operational Agility Forum was held in Henley-on-Thames in July 2009 with the second meeting taking place[...]

  • First Meeting of the Operational Agility Forum Special Interest Group – How low can operational costs go?

    Led by Richard Jones – Advisory Board Member – Operational Agility Forum – London, 18th August 2010. The forum has a number of special interest groups which meet to discuss specific issues relating to Operational Agility. The special interest groups are[...]

  • Launch of the Operational Agility Forum

    Senior IT and Business Professionals Create New Forum to Focus on the Challenge of Achieving Operational Agility A new interest group called the Operational Agility Forum has been established by senior information technology and business professionals who represent some of[...]

  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals selects Blue Prism and Intouch for new technology to improve patient care and experience

    A large acute hospital Trust in Yorkshire has recently worked with Blue Prism and Intouch to put in place innovative new patient systems which are improving patient care and experience. The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which has opened brand[...]

  • Blue Prism , BT and Destiny Digital Pen Solution Live at Derbyshire Mental Health Trust

    Working with Destiny and BT, the Derbyshire Mental Health Trust found a solution through Blue Prism  an “operational agility” software company who successfully resolved the issue by providing an interface between the digital pen and IPM. One in four of us will experience mental health[...]

  • Blue Prism Opens London Office

    Blue Prism, the operational agility software company, today announced the opening of their London offices. Alastair Bathgate, CEO of Blue Prism commented “we have seen a tremendous increase in our activity in and around London in the last 6 months[...]

  • Blue Prism Announces Release of Blue Prism V3.5 – Operational Agility Platform

    Blue Prism, the operational agility software company, today announced the release of V3.5 of their operational agility platform. The platform is the latest evolution in technology designed to support business led IT initiatives, rapidly delivering new process orchestrations and application[...]

  • Inaugural Operational Agility Forum sets out vision for Business Driven Computing

    The inaugural meeting of the Operational Agility Forum took place at the Hotel du Vin in Henley on Thames on 3 July 2009 –  Industry thought leaders in operational agility and business driven computing meet to share experiences and set[...]

  • Destiny and Blue Prism in E-Health Insider

    Blue Prism and Destiny create digital pen. Destiny, a provider of digital pen business solutions, has joined forces with Blue Prism to create a digital pen for mobile healthcare workers. Digital forms completed using the pen can be sent to[...]

  • Blue Prism and Destiny announce OEM agreement for Mobile Healthcare Solutions

    Destiny, the UK’s leading provider of digital pen business solutions and Blue Prism, the operational agility software company, have joined forces to offer an exciting and innovative solution for Mobile Healthcare professionals. Under the terms of the agreement Blue Prism[...]

  • Blue Prism and Medalytix Announce OEM Partnership

    Blue Prism, the Operational Agility Software Company and Medalytix the provider of the world’s first automated screening system for detecting the early signs of diabetic eye disease, announced today their OEM partnership agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Medalytix[...]

  • Martin Flood joins Blue Prism as Director of Sales

    Martin Flood has joined Blue Prism as Director of Sales, bringing with him a solid track record of Sales & Sales Management experience spanning more than two decades in the IT business. Predominantly working in Enterprise Software, Martin’s roles have[...]

  • UHB and Blue Prism in E-Health Insider

    E-Health Insider, the country’s leading NHS and Health on-line publication, has covered the exciting new innovations delivered with Blue Prism at University Hospital Birmingham, UHB and Blue Prism have developed the first self-service Kiosks for patient registration, integrating with the[...]

  • Shop Direct Group case study published

    Case study now available showing how Shop Direct Group Financial Services quickly marshalled operational support for the launch of a new insurance product using Blue Prism software.  Without Blue Prism the process would have required 22 staff. Blue Prism announces the[...]

  • Blue Prism drives operational efficiencies at The Co-operative Bank

    The Co-operative Bank has increased operational efficiency as part of an “agiliy program” using Blue Prism software. Blue Prism announces the publication of a case study showing how The Co-operative Bank has adopted Blue Prism technology to drive a program of multiple operational efficiency[...]

  • Barclays Bank wins Blue Prism 5-a-side challenge

    The JJB Sports Dome, Trafford Park, Manchester was the location for the first game in the ‘Blue Prism 5 aside World Series’. A team of young, energetic and skilful footballers from the Barclays Bank business automation team were led to[...]

  • Pat Geary joins Blue Prism as Chief Marketing Officer

    Blue Prism Limited, the operational agility software company, is pleased to announce that Pat Geary has joined as Chief Marketing Officer. “As Blue Prism moves forward, the key focus of the business is on developing and extending our technology for[...]

  • Jason Kingdon joins Blue Prism as Chairman

    £2 billion when you hang up the phone?* – Technology entrepreneur takes strategic stake in software company with potential to define new market. Blue Prism Limited, the operational agility software company, is pleased to announce that Jason Kingdon has joined[...]

  • Neil Wright joins Blue Prism as Director of Professional Services

    Blue Prism Limited, the operational agility software company, is pleased to announce that Neil Wright has joined as Director of Professional Services. “As Blue Prism continues to grow we wanted to strengthen our professional Services capability to ensure we continue[...]

  • Everyday Financial Solutions signs up for Blue Prism

    Everyday Financial Solutions, a subsidiary of Littlewoods Shop Direct Group, is to deliver business efficiency improvements with Blue Prism. Manchester , UK : Everyday Financial Solutions, the financial services division of the Littlewoods Shop Direct Group has contracted with Blue[...]

  • CFS completes Excess Queue automation

     “The queue is now managed entirely by the Blue Prism solution requiring little human intervention and the project is well on its way to achieving all of our objectives” Manchester, UK: Co-operative Financial Services has completed a project to automate[...]

  • Survey – collaboration is the key to controlling ‘Rogue IT’

    Budget and resource constraints and a focus on strategic projects inevitably lead to pockets of rogue behaviour, report 67% of IT managers surveyed. Manchester, UK: A strong governance model where collaboration between IT and the business is encouraged would help[...]

  • McKinsey & Co.: The next acronym you need to know is RPA

    Robotics are beginning to have a profound effect on business, says Xavier Lhuer, an associate principal at McKinsey & Company. Recently, Xavier sat down with our colleague and friend Professor Leslie Willcocks of the London School of Economics’ department of management[...]

  • Blue Prism CMO Pat Geary Named to Global Sourcing Association’s A List for 2016-2017

    We’re pleased to share that Blue Prism CMO Pat Geary has been named to the Global Sourcing Association’s (GSA) prestigious 2016-2017 A List, an international list of outsourcing thought leaders nominated by those they’ve inspired from across the industry. Several[...]

  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) set to drive public sector transformation in the UK

    Debra Maxwell, CEO, CRM Solutions, Arvato UK & Ireland The UK has long been at the forefront of public sector transformation; especially in local government, mounting financial pressures are continuously challenging authorities to explore new technologies that enable them to[...]

  • How to get IT on board with RPA

    Q&A with Symphony Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer David Brain What is the initial feedback from IT? Where does the resistance lie? As you might expect, resistance generally comes from engaging any team late in the process or without sufficient[...]

  • RPA in healthcare: The potential use cases

    Enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) isn’t just for big businesses and corporations. In fact, Blue Prism works with several organizations in the healthcare industry, which is beginning to see increased adoption of automation technologies. Ascension Health, the largest non-profit health organization[...]

  • How BNY Mellon Became a Pioneer in Software Robots

    As reported in American Banker, Bank of New York Mellon has become one of the first U.S. banks to use robotic process automation to transform everyday operations – and they do so using Blue Prism software robots. In an article[...]

  • Why your next IT hire could be a robot

    Dave Moss, CTO of Blue Prism, discusses with CIODive how enterprises might handle the rise of the bots and how the IT organization can make a smooth transition to RPA technology. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is beginning to gain momentum[...]

  • Why You Need IT On Board for Your RPA Initiative: Part Two

    Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is on the rise, thanks to the potential for cost reduction, increased efficiency and accuracy. But Mark Davison, a former CIO and now a director in the RPA practice at Alsbridge, an outsourcing and technology consultancy,[...]

  • Why You Need IT On Board for Your RPA Initiative: Part One

    Professor Mary Lacity Makes the Case for Increased CIO Involvement in automation projects The benefits of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in the enterprise have become almost too enticing to ignore: positive ROI, improved and accelerated delivery of services and the[...]

  • The Jobs Implications of Robotic Process Automation

    By Thomas H. Davenport Robotic process automation (RPA) is probably familiar to you if you’re reading this on the Blue Prism website. I view it as a flexible, easy-to-implement tool for automating and performing digital tasks. For reasons I don’t[...]

  • Blue Prism Hosts its First Partner World and Customer Events

    Events Focused on Expediting Customer Deployments through RPA Training and Certification This spring, Blue Prism welcomed almost 200 members of its extensive partner network to the company’s first ever series of Partner World events in London and New York, designed[...]

  • Xconomy: Software Robots Are Transforming Old Guard Industries

    Automation shows no sign of slowing down, says Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate in an article for Xconomy. This is especially true in ‘old-guard’ industries like financial services and insurance, where robotic process automation helps enterprises become more competitive through[...]

  • Blue Prism CTO Speaks on The Virtual Workforce at TEDxUCL

    Each year, the University College London hosts TEDxUCL, an independently-organized TED event attracting more than 1,000 students, academics and thought leaders across industries for a day surrounding ideas worth spreading. Blue Prism CTO Dave Moss joined this year’s conference and[...]

  • Blue Prism partner draws line between AI and RPA

    Artificial intelligence and robotic process automation both have their advantages in the enterprise, but all too often the two are used interchangeably. In a recent article for Sourcing Focus, Andrew Burgess, consulting director for Blue Prism partner Symphony Ventures, explains[...]

  • How RPA is Redefining the Role of IT

    In a recent article for CIO, Derek Toone, managing director at outsourcing consultancy Alsbridge, explains how robotic process automation (RPA) is redefining the role of IT. Find out what he says is key to successful RPA implementation and how IT[...]

  • Blue Prism Software Robots Among Newest Employees at Norwegian Bank

    Partnering with ID Management, SR-Bank in Rogaland, Norway, has deployed Blue Prism’s pioneering RPA technology as part of a pilot program to automate back-office tasks and reduce both manual labor and process costs. According to Accenture, roughly 40 percent of[...]

  • Blue Prism Attends HfS Working Summit for Service Buyers

    Chief Marketing Officer Pat Geary to Speak in Panel Discussion on The Future of Work Today, Blue Prism is attending the HfS Working Summit for Service Buyers, where luminaries and business leaders of the sourcing industry will gather to share[...]

  • Hexaware and Blue Prism Enter Into a Global Partnership to Drive Efficiency While Reducing Costs

    Hexaware Technologies Ltd., a global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services announced that the company has entered into a strategic partnership with Blue Prism, the leading developer of robotic process automation (RPA) software, to transform support processes by enabling[...]

  • Blue Prism Partners with arvato UK to bring Robotic Process Automation to the Public Sector

    UK local government authority pilots RPA program to enhance revenue collection workflow and deliver best-in-class experiences Blue Prism has partnered with business outsourcing partner arvato UK to conduct a RPA pilot program for a local government authority. While public sector[...]

  • Ovum Explores Ways to Capitalize on Mature RPA Capabilities in New Whitepaper

    Ovum has released a new whitepaper that explores the evolving robotic process automation (RPA) market, and how service providers and enterprises should roll out RPA technology to experience maximum value. This paper builds on the mounting understanding that RPA is[...]

  • London School of Economics Releases Report on RPA and the IT Function

    The Outsourcing Unit at London School of Economics (LSE) has unveiled the fourth installment of its RPA research in a report titled, “The IT Function and Robotic Process Automation. ” The latest report co-authored by Professors Leslie Willcocks and Mary[...]

  • Blue Prism Partners With ID Management

    Blue Prism today announced its partnership with Norwegian management consulting firm, ID Management. Already, insurance and financial organizations such as BN Bank have benefited by automating key operational processes using Blue Prism’s RPA technology. More details on the partnership may[...]

  • Blue Prism Attends NASSCOM BPM Strategy Summit 2015

    Today, Blue Prism is attending the National Association of Software Services Companies (NASSCOM) BPM Strategy Summit 2015 in Bengaluru, India. Now in its 17th year, the two-day BPM Strategy Summit is a platform for business leaders, leading analysts and external[...]

  • Blue Prism Customers Featured in LSE Business Review Article on Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

    Today, London School of Economics professors Leslie Willcocks and Mary Lacity published an article in LSE Business Review that shares findings from their ongoing research on real-world use cases of robotic process automation (RPA). Conducted through LSE’s Outsoucing Unit, this[...]

  • Blue Prism Identified as One to Watch in the Sunday Times’ Tech Track Program

    Blue Prism, the leading developer of enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, today announced that it has been recognized as One to Watch by the Sunday Times’ highly selective Tech Track program. This prestigious award acknowledges the value of Blue[...]

  • Blue Prism Attends Association of British Insurers Data Conference

    Today, Blue Prism is attending the Association of British Insurers (ABI) Data Conference, an inaugural event marking the rise of big data in the insurance industry. Held at the BFI Southbank in London, insurance providers, customers, politicians and regulators will[...]

  • RPA and the Rebirth of Reengineering

    How is RPA triggering a rebirth in reengineering? Babson Professor Thomas Davenport shares his views by looking at how Blue Prism customer Xchanging has used, and gained from, RPA software. The full article can be found below. Process Automation and[...]

  • LSE on RPA: A Q&A with London School of Economics Professor Leslie Willcocks

    For several months now London School of Economics (LSE) Professor of Technology Work and Globalization Leslie Willcocks and his colleague Mary Lacity, University of Missouri Curators’ professor and visiting professor at LSE, have been hard at work on a series[...]

  • Wall Street Journal on How RPA is Disrupting the Workforce

    Automation, which uses algorithms and artificial intelligence to do tasks currently done by humans, has the power to reshape the IT services and business process outsourcing (BPO) landscape as we know it. Increased efficiency and high quality of work are[...]

  • Blue Prism to Hold Annual European User Group Meeting – June 25th in London

    Blue Prism today announced the 2015 European User Group Meeting, taking place June 25 in London. Fifty five representatives from 25 client organizations across multiple industries will assemble to discuss best practices for effectively deploying and leveraging an enterprise strength[...]

  • What Knowledge Workers Stand to Gain from Automation – Harvard Business Review

    50 years after Peter Drucker coined the term “Knowledge worker,” it is disappointing to realize how little time knowledge workers actually spend on higher-order thinking tasks. Despite impressive technological advancements, the ability for human knowledge workers to work symbiotically with[...]

  • London School of Economics Releases Second in Series of RPA Case Studies

    Today, we are excited to share the second in a series of case studies from of the London School of Economics Outsourcing Unit. The results  showcase business technology and services provider Xchanging’s current and long-term use of the company’s industry-defining Robotic[...]

  • London School of Economics Releases First in a Series of RPA Case Studies

    Today, we are excited to announce the release of the first of a five-part case study series examining the value of implementing RPA across business processes. The research, led by Leslie Willcocks, Mary Lacity and Andrew Craig of the London[...]

  • How RPA is taking service providers to the next level

    Today, we are excited to share the success story of our customer, Xchanging, which has implemented our robotic process automation technology into its core business processes. Adrian Guttridge, executive director of insurance services at Xchanging, describes how the deployment of[...]

  • Inside the virtual workforce: an army of software robots revolutionising enterprise innovation

    Despite decades of investments in IT, knowledge work has been largely unaffected by productivity technologies up to this point. However, the landscape is quickly changing, due largely to the rise of the virtual workforce, and specifically, robots, who are able[...]

  • Robo Madness West: The Photos and Takeaways

    Last week Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate presented during a fireside chat at Xconomy’s Robo Madness event in Menlo Park, California. There he discussed the opportunities for robots in the white collar workplace, explaining how RPA technology can be effectively[...]

  • The Goal Revisited – How the Theory of Constraints Applies to Robotic Process Automation

    Or how automation without a plan and approach is a quick trip to chaos Ian Barkin and David Brain, Symphony Ventures In search of something new to say about the oncoming freight train that is Digital Labor, the team at Symphony,[...]

  • Robot Revolution: Disrupting the Workplace as We Know It

    No matter your stance on the widely growing debate surrounding the economic effects of robots in the workplace, what is increasingly clear is that we are on the brink of the Third Industrial Revolution, with software robots moving off the[...]

  • New Scientist Takes a Dive Into the Role of Automation in the Workplace

    If software robots can take on office work, what will humans do? This is a key question in an increasingly popular debate surrounding the economic implications of automation in the workplace – and the subject of a new article from[...]

  • Blue Prism CEO to Present on the Potential of Software Robots to Drive Job Creation and Economic Growth at Xconomy Robo Madness West

    We are excited to announce that our CEO, Alastair Bathgate, will be participating in the much anticipated Xconomy Robo Madness West event, taking place April 7 in Menlo Park, California. Now in its fourth year, the conference draws together business[...]

  • New Horses for Sources Study on Working Smarter with Automation

    The Blue Prism team is eagerly awaiting the results of this soon-to-be-released Horses for Sources study. According to the teaser post, automation skills have quickly arrived at the top of the BPO agenda due to its clear benefits, including the ability to[...]

  • IT Robotic Automation Market to Reach US$ 4.98 Bn by 2020, Globally

    According to a new report from Transparency Market Research, the market for IT robotic automation globally is forecast to reach $4.98 billion by 2020. Key factors driving the market include: Cost benefits and improved efficiency of RPA over manual process[...]

  • Blue Prism to Host Andrew McAfee Book Signing at Leading Shared Services and Outsourcing Event

    We are happy to announce that Blue Prism will be participating in the 19th annual Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SS&O) week, happening March 9-12, 2015 in Orlando, FL. SS&O Week is the premier event for  industry professionals, drawing more than[...]

  • Blue Prism to Join Discussion on Software Robots at 2015 Operational Agility Forum

    Today, the Blue Prism team is happy to announce our participation in the 11th annual Operational Agility Forum, hosted by friends and partners at Sopra Steria on March 4, 2015. Founded in 2009 by some of the largest corporate users of[...]

  • Software Robots: Humans 2.0?

    In this month’s Innovation Insights piece, Blue Prism Chairman Jason Kingdon discusses the future of the workplace, and how businesses are employing robots to handle core operational processes. Jason describes such robots as “Humans 2.0” and describes multiple benefits of[...]

  • Robotic Process Automation and Software Robots in the Workplace

    Interested in learning more about enterprise robotic process automation (ERPA)? Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate weighs in on InnovateThink to share his recommended reading list for learning about the ERPA and how it’s changing the way organizations across multiple industries[...]

  • Sopra Steria Adds Blue Prism Robotic Process Automation to New Offering

    As the benefits for ERPA services become increasingly clear, enterprises across industries are beginning to consider how the technology can fit into their IT mix and benefit their businesses. Insurance Innovation Reporter recently covered Blue Prism’s partnership with Sopra Steria,[...]

  • Blue Prism to Sponsor the IAOP 2015 Outsourcing World Summit

    We are happy to announce our sponsorship of IAOP’s 18th annual Outsourcing World Summit, taking place Feb 16-18 in Phoenix, AZ. The conference will draw more than 800 executives and professionals from more than 40 countries to discuss the latest trends[...]

  • Sopra Steria Taps Blue Prism Software Robots to Offer Lean Process Automation Services

    As companies around the globe experience mounting pressure to perform and profit in today’s highly competitive business climate, the introduction of new granular levels of automation, or RPA, opens up opportunities to optimize operations, reduce costs, increase flexibility and free[...]

  • Symphony Ventures and HFS Discuss the Myths and Realities of RPA and the Virtual Workforce

    In a recent Q&A with Horses for Sources, David Poole, Co-Founder and CEO of Symphony Ventures, sat down to discuss the myths and realities of robotic processing automation (RPA) and the future of the virtual workforce. Poole explains how RPA[...]

  • When Robots Beam Down From the Cloud

    In this month’s contribution to WIRED Innovation Insights, Blue Prism Chairman Jason Kingdon discusses ‘when robots beam down from the cloud,’ or in other words, how software robotics can be utilized to act as “operating systems” for the cloud. Before,[...]

  • The Rise of the Robotic Co-Worker

    Robots have long been perceived as “machines of the future,” taking on tasks that people don’t want to do or assignments deemed nearly impossible. While most people consider these machines out of reach, the fact is that the age of[...]

  • Software Robots: Head of Robotic Automation

    In this month’s contribution to WIRED’s Innovation Insights, Blue Prism Chairman Jason Kingdon offers his perspective on software robotics and how they will impact the workforce of the future. Jason touches on what roles should be delegated to software robots,[...]

  • Blue Prism CTO Debunks Software Robot Myths

    When people think of robots, most visualize Rosie from “The Jetsons.” However, what many fail to realize is that robots come in different forms, including hardware and software. While software robots are newer to the spotlight, they are well positioned[...]

  • Blue Prism Executives Discuss Software Robots and Enterprise RPA at Leading Industry Events

    This week, Blue Prism CMO Pat Geary and CEO Alastair Bathgate will discuss software robots and the value of enterprise RPA at two leading global services and outsourcing conferences. Pat will join Charles Sutherland, EVP of HfS Research, and Mihir[...]

  • Welcome to Robotistan

    Diginomica reporter Dan Howlett discusses CEO of Horses for Sources (HfS) Phil Fersht’s notion that outsourcing organizations are moving toward a “zombie state.”According to Fersht, outsourcing organizations are killing themselves by way of boring and repetitive tasks and robotic automation[...]

  • How Do You Define a Robot?

    In this month’s contribution to WIRED’s Innovation Insights, Blue Prism Chairman Jason Kingdon shares his definition of a robot. Jason explains that a “robot” is anything that can mimic human tasks – regardless of its form (hardware and software). To[...]

  • Software Robots: Moonlighters, Killers and the Fourth ‘D’

    In his October contribution to WIRED’s Innovation Insights, Blue Prism Chairman Jason Kingdon explains how organization can leverage robotic process automation (RPA) to become more efficient and cost effective in their documentation processes, and avoid legal liabilities and compliance issues.[...]

  • Blue Prism Announces Momentum in Healthcare Sector

    Blue Prism is pleased to announce that ENOVATION, an international information and communication technologies company, has expanded its deployment of Blue Prism’s robotic process automation (RPA) software in new divisions and countries. The expanded deployment serves as a proof point[...]

  • Why RPA Serves as a Lifeline to the BPO Industry

    In a recent contributed post for Sourcing Focus, Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate explains why Robotic Process Automation (RPA) serves as a lifeline to the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry. Alastair explains how RPA allows BPOs to gain a competitive[...]

  • The Poster Child for RPA

    In a recent interview with Genfour, Blue Prism CMO Pat Geary discusses Blue Prism’s growth and global expansion. Touching on current factors hindering mass adoption of robotic process automation (RPA), as well as opportunities for entry into new markets, Pat[...]

  • What Does Robotic Process Automation Have in Common with Car Manufacturing and the Internet Boom?

    In his June contribution to WIRED Innovation Insights, Jason Kingdon discusses the rise of robot entrepreneurs, comparing robotic process automation (RPA) to the 20thcentury car manufacturing industry and the Internet boom of the 90s. Jason explains how RPA, like most emerging technology[...]

  • The UK Grabs the Reigns in the Global Robotics Race

    Last week, the UK launched its first official robotics strategy, “RAS 2020,” with the goal of boosting the economy by creating myriad new jobs within the robotics sector. According to reports, the UK’s Technology Strategy Board will invest $257 million[...]

  • Will Robots Head to the World Cup in 2050?

    In his recent contribution to WIRED’s Innovation Insights, Blue Prism Chairman Jason Kingdon explores the idea of a robot soccer team competing in the 2050 World Cup along with the “human teams” we see today. Jason examines whether robot players’ compensation would[...]

  • Top Five Priorities for Shared Services and Outsourcing Executives

    At last week’s 14th Annual European Shared Services & Outsourcing Week, Rochelle Hood, the global head of communities and processes of the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) shared an overview of the organization’s “State of the Shared Services Industry” report.[...]

  • Blue Prism Announces Partnership with Sutherland Global Services

    We are pleased to announce that Blue Prism has formed a strategic partnership with Sutherland Innovation Labs, part of global provider of business process and technology management services, Sutherland Global Services, to offer a new, innovative solution that will help[...]

  • Financial Times Positions Blue Prism as Robotics Leader Pioneering the Second Machine Age

    In a recent article, White-collar robots roll into schools, hospitals and offices, reporter Hannah Kuchler of the Financial Times explores how robots are increasingly emerging in schools, hospitals and offices to. Sharing examples of companies pioneering the robotics charge, Kuchler highlights how Blue[...]

  • HfS Webinar: The Ultimate Robotic Automation Debate

    Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate joined robotic automation industry influencers in a recent HfS webinar: ‘The Ultimate Robotic Automation Debate.’ Along with HfS Founder and CEO Phil Fersht, HfS EVP of Research Charles Sutherland and a handful of other robotic[...]

  • Why 2014 is the Year of Robotic Automation

    In a recent webinar, HfS Executive Vice President of Research Charles Sutherland asserted that 2014 will be the year that robotic automation gains prominence—particularly among business process outsourcers (BPOs). Why is robotic process automation becoming so popular? For starters, service[...]

  • Genfour Leverages Blue Prism Software to Launch Robotic Process Automation Solution

    Pioneering the concept of Robots as a Service, Genfour announced today that it has launched a comprehensive Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution to enable onshore and offshore customers to mobilize automated systems and deploy new robotic processes.  Utilizing Blue Prism’s[...]

  • Q&A with Dan Hudson, Managing Director, Virtual Operations

    What is Virtual Operations? What kind of work does it do? We’re a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) services company that provides consulting and design, implementation, and training and accreditation for BPOs, large end-user companies and public sector. We help these[...]

  • Blue Prism Named “Stealthy Newcomer” in Robotic Automation Space by Gartner

    In a recent report by Gartner titled, “Predicts 2014: Business and IT Services Are Facing the End of Outsourcing as We Know It,” analysts Frances Karamouzis and Claudio Da Rold examine the trend of outcome based services and solutions that[...]

  • Book Review: The Second Machine Age

    Most people would rather stick needles in their eyes than read a book on economics—an academic subject based largely on opinion rather than science, and which relies on history as its most unpredictable guiding light. In short, a boring area.[...]

  • HfS Report: Framing a Constitution for Robotistan

    The report, published by Horses for Sources (HfS), a research firm specializing in business operations strategies, discusses the ways in which robotic automation technology has the potential to open new doors and add significant value for BPO service providers, as[...]

  • Datamark Names Blue Prism in its ‘Top 10 Business Process Outsourcing Trends for 2014’

    Datamark, a leading BPO provider, has published a report that predicts trends expected to mold the BPO industry in 2014. Datamark expects to see industry pioneers gain traction in the robotic process automation space, and the report names Blue Prism[...]

  • The Institute of Robotic Process Automation Launches in NYC

    Frank Casale, founder and CEO of the Outsourcing Institute, has announced the launch of a new network focused solely on robotic process automation in order to educate and prepare leaders in the IT, ITO and BPO industries. The Institute for[...]

  • Cool Software Robots to Change Mundane Nature of Administrative Work

    After meeting with Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate, Bob Brown of Network World reports on the potential software robots have to change the way we work through the automation of mundane IT-related processes. The article outlines Bathgate’s industry forecast, citing[...]

  • Are Software Robots Taking Over?

    Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate recently sat down with Robert Mitchell of Computerworld to discuss how software robots are the “next big thing” – specifically pointing to automating business processes and its potential to disrupt the BPO industry. Much to[...]

  • Does Robotic Process Automation Have the Potential to Revolutionize the BPO Industry?

    Outsource Magazine’s Martin Conboy discusses Robotic Process Automation (RPA), highlighting it as the next big thing for the BPO industry. Conboy explains how Robotic Process Automation will alter the ways in which business and BPO service providers work with customers,[...]