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Robotic Process Automation Glossary of Terms – The Definitive Guide

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Robotic process automation is a brave representative of a ‘new world’ (in our own words), a world that has learned to use its resources most efficiently, according to a wise division of labour. A quite important lesson that the new world seems to have taken on board is that there is absolutely no need to waste human brains on tasks that can be performed much better, faster and error-free by software robots.

While the brains are free to engage in higher value activities that can bring about innovation, more satisfied customers, and higher self-valuation, automation can ensure more accurate results, cost reduction, improved competitiveness, scalability, compliance modernisation, and more. Sounds like a pretty good deal, doesn’t it?

So good in fact, that you might consider it seriously for your business. To facilitate your consideration, and your compliance with the high standards of efficiency in this new world, we will provide you with a robotic process automation glossary.

By going through it, it should become clearer what your next step should be in the exciting journey towards fully documented processes performed by software robots.

“Huh, by whom?!”


After having gone through this robotic process automation glossary, you should be better equipped with the basics to start the promising journey of RPA. Should you find more RPA-related terms that you believe to be fit here, please drop us a line on Twitter at @cigen_rpa.

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