UiPath Review

Prevents human error, increases data accuracy, standardization, and quality of data for the shipping processes


What is our primary use case?

RPA - Novigo Automation Framework Solutions - Setup an Automation Factory Model.

Automation Focus has been Productivity, Quality, Cost, Process Optimization, and compliance.

Focused on delivering Process Automation for Oracle EBS ERP application for various departments including IT, Finance, Operations, Engineering, Sales .etc 

  1. Manufacturing: Master data maintenance & monitoring Inventory transactions, BOM error fix & transfer, WIP issue & complacent
  2. Finance: Financial closing, IC transaction, security & FA master & transactions, Master data, duplicate check, auto-CM creation & auto-payment, Customer Master, running letter, print errors & auto-receipts
  3. Supply Chain: Sales order Integration with the portal, shipment, RMA, digital shipping & backorder, item cost update & inventory interface, procurement, receiving & monitoring
  4. System Admin: Access provisioning, - Creating responsibility, Monitoring pending transaction & analyzer.

How has it helped my organization?

RPA Automation has accelerated heavily within the organization. 

It started with task automation and ended up with process automation.

  • Increased Operational excellence - With multiple FTE savings every month.
  • Lowered operational cost with a minimum saving of 780+ Man hours every month.
  • Overall $1 million annual savings through improved process efficiency.
  • Increased Shipping Order execution velocity by 2x times -At least 10,000 orders in every 4 days.
  • Amplified shipping process efficiency and employee productivity by 100% - with one click execution.
  • ABCDi (AnyBody Can Do it) technique enables Zero dependencies on SME requirement to perform the task and Zero dollars spend on training the Shipping operators.
  • Prevents human error, increases data accuracy, standardization, and quality of data for the shipping process.
  • Excellent ROI with investment cost recovered in 1.25 months timeline and an Annualized ROI for 5 years is 68.50%
  • Built from LTI Novigo Automation Framework, it provides the agility and speed required to customize and deploy the solution quickly.

What is most valuable?

  • Attended Bots have been star cases as it totally removes dependencies of user literacy to know the application. 
  • ABCDi (AnyBody Can Do it) technique enables Zero dependencies on SME requirement to perform the task and Zero dollars spend on training the Shipping operators.
  • With Novigo Automation Framework, the implementation lifecycle is accelerated by about 25%-to-32%, while drastically reducing the implementation services cost. Identification of possible use cases along with efforts required, time involved, and cost savings can be easily envisioned by using NAF.

    What needs improvement?

    • RPA AI capabilities - UiPath is leading in this area.
    • UiPath should focus more on recommendations of process automation based on ERP Applications like Oracle, SAP etc. They should also provide a list of possible RPA cases as per departments, processes and based on various industry domains. 
    • More on RPA Governance features to be provided out of the box. 
    • RPA Capabilities with IVR Channels to address voice commands will be a game changer for Customer call center cases.                                                                               

    For how long have I used the solution?

    We have been using UiPath for two years.

    What do I think about the stability of the solution?

    Excellent in stability. 

    What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

    Easily scalable in a few minutes.

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

    No.

    How was the initial setup?

    UiPath Cloud Orchestrator setup is pretty must straightforward, we manage to do a complete setup in a matter of a few hours time.

    What about the implementation team?

    We deployed it in-house - SI - LTI.

    What was our ROI?

    >30% ROI  - we recovery of overall investments recovered in seven months' time.

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

    UiPath is very cost-effective.

    Which other solutions did I evaluate?

    Yes, we have evaluated all top RPA products like Automation Anywhere and Blue Prism.

    Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

    Hybrid Cloud

    If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

    Microsoft Azure
    **Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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    author avatarNilesh Pawar (Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd.)
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    5-Star RPA Platform - UiPath 2020.4