LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UiPath (NYSE: PATH), a leading enterprise automation software company, today unveiled at its FORWARD 5 Global User Conference its latest platform updates that bring Developer-friendly automation innovations and put the power of automation behind more business processes.
“The UiPath Business Automation Platform provides the foundation every business needs to develop new applications and automate existing ones. Whether the desired business outcome is accelerated profitable growth, cost savings, or improved employee and customer experience, UiPath makes it easy to transform more processes into digital and automated workflows,” said Ted Kummert, Executive Vice President, Products and Engineering at UiPath.
“Automation is a central business driver in our organization, as it enables us to be digital-first, agile and flexible, while creating a human-centric culture of citizen developers,” said Javier Castellanos, Head of of digital computing and the robot factory at Orange Spain, which has trained nearly 500 employees in automation. “This community is a key part of our transformation. Our citizen developers are the best ambassadors for uncovering automation opportunities and they find UiPath technology easy to use and powerful. Thanks to our Robot Factory, each robot action has a quantifiable benefit that we can measure in real time.
New UiPath platform features coming soon include:
New development capabilities for next-gen business apps: For developers, UiPath Studio Web, a browser-based automation development tool, brings the power of automation creation to cross-platform users and makes it easy to distribute automation at scale across an organization . This release includes new features to simplify the creation of processes and public-facing applications for customer service and value stream scenarios to streamline customer experiences. Additionally, UiPath offers a Connection Builder to simplify API connection to internal applications and specialized industry solutions and greatly extend the automations and application developers can create.
Continuous discovery without borders: Continuous discovery helps customers discover the current state of processes and tasks, take steps to optimize them, and continuously monitor them for continuous improvement to achieve desired business results. Upgrades include:
Automation Hub with ROI comparisons between estimated benefits and actual results, allowing users to learn from and replicate successes
Process Mining with high scalability, improved performance and new analytics for better process understanding
Task Mining with a new assisted mode that provides a more comprehensive view by allowing process experts to complement their own knowledge with AI discovery
Enhanced Platform Intelligence: new features allow customers to automate a growing number of business processes. In this release, the acquisition of Re:infer adds Communications Mining to the platform to unlock the value of the massive amounts of communications data generated by a company every day. Organizations can analyze emails, documents, chat logs, social messages, etc. to create actionable business insights and new automation opportunities. New native Document Understanding support for bank and financial statements and common supply chain documents, such as packing lists, expands the use cases for automation. AI Computer Vision is upgraded to easily read new types of dynamic screen content such as scrolling tables on the web and in apps.
Enterprise-Grade Advancements in Automation Cloud™ and Automation Suite: Automation Cloud is supported for delayed enterprise releases that allow for more testing time, and site-to-site VPN support in Automation Cloud Robots to enable robots to automate systems and data that reside in private clouds. New security and compliance features include IP range restriction and customer managed keys. For self-hosted customers, Automation Suite includes new updates for Process Mining and Serverless robots, as well as new enterprise features such as support for active/active high availability/ disaster recovery and reduced resource requirements when starting with one or a few services.
UiPath Business Automation platform upgrades will be generally available to customers starting October 31, 2022.
Click here to watch the live stream of the FORWARD 5 opening sessions starting at 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET on September 28.
UiPath’s vision is to deliver the Fully Automated Enterprise™, an enterprise where enterprises use automation to unlock their greatest potential. UiPath offers an end-to-end automation platform, combining the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with a comprehensive suite of features that enable every organization to rapidly scale digital business operations.