Blue Prism Cloud Review

Good backend office automation capabilities and competitively priced


What is our primary use case?

We are a tech services company and we implement RPA solutions for our customers, such as the Blue Prism Thoughtonomy Virtual Workforce.

We have implemented this solution in a number of different industries including IT, insurance, banking, consumer industries, and retail. We have used it in any industry that you can name, including the airlines.

The deployment model and environment vary based on the requirements.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the backend office automation.

This solution comes with a lot of good features.

What needs improvement?

Selecting the right business processes that are stable enough to automate can be challenging. 

Introducing new ways to accelerate the automation journey would be a real help. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Blue Prism for more than ten years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is pretty stable. Some of our clients have automated complex processes and it works well. We have seen no issues with it.

How are customer service and technical support?

We have not seen any problems with technical support. Extended support and training are available.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We use multiple RPA products including UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, WinAutomation, and WorkFusion. The choice of product depends on the customer and their requirements. 

How was the initial setup?

The complexity of the initial setup depends on the use case. There are deployments that happen in a week, whereas in other cases, it will take a month or two. It is a question of finding the right process to automate and validating stability. Really, it is more about governance and how they go about process discovery.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There are many RPA solutions available from different vendors and the pricing for Blue Prism is competitive.

What other advice do I have?

There are a lot of RPA vendors available, each with pros and cons. Blue Prism has a lot of capability but the key concern is identifying business processes that can be automated.

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: partner
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