Anonymous UserSenior Digital Program Manager at a insurance company
Nilesh PawarAssociate Director - Cloud Architect at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The most valuable feature of Blue Prism's Virtual Workforce is that it is quite stable."
"The product itself is quite mature."
"I would say that the stability of Blue Prism is superior to any of the competing products because of the maintainability of the features and the openness of the tool."
"Once it does the monitor, it collects the respective data and creates an output that is required for reconfiguration."
"The user performance is the most valuable feature."
"This solution comes with a lot of good features."
"Ability to see the blueprint of the design executed alongside the actual process."
"The ease of building automation and the development environment"
"It is easy to manage the robotics environment with Orchestrator, including scheduling and reporting."
"This solution has improved business by facilitating increased speed and accuracy."
"Ease of deployment means that business benefits can be developed quickly and easily."
"We really like the Orchestrator and how I'm able to see what's going on with all of the different automations."
"The Orchestrator is great because you schedule it, and that's it, you don't have to worry about it."
"I like Orchestrator and how easy it is to manipulate and get your data, to see what's going on."
"The software itself is relatively straightforward and easy to use."
"I think the most valuable feature is being able to run processes in an unattended way where we can schedule them, and then have the report sent to the process owner's inbox in the morning."
"Several things need improvement, like ease-of-use, adding tended robots, adding process recording, and updating the look and feel so it seems modern."
"The pricing of the solution could be improved. It's a bit expensive right now. They should work to make it more competitive."
"Blue Prism is slightly difficult for the non-technical user."
"The main issue is screen scraping with Blue Prism gives us a big challenge because we need to define which technologies are web-based have been built instead of by itself discovering the technology that it is built on."
"The cost is a bit high. Other tools are much cheaper."
"Selecting the right business processes that are stable enough to automate can be challenging."
"There's a need to deal with unstructured input with RPA."
"Lacking advance features like CIO and optical character recognition"
"Optical character recognition for hand written documents could be improved."
"Templates had to be created for different formats."
"Additional help with ROM and approach would be an improvement."
"On the development side, more documentation on how to structure the setup for different environments would be helpful."
"We had some issues with instability for which we were never able to determine the root cause."
"One of the things we're struggling with it how to project how many robots we need to do these processes, so better documentation or assistance in this regard would be useful."
"Enhanced capability in the document management space would be a huge benefit to our organization."
"I would like to see a biweekly scheduling option in Orchestrator."
"Pricing can be negotiated in situations where there will be heavy usage."
"The licensing structure is complex and the minimum contract length is three years."
"We pay about $15,000 per quarter in licensing costs. We don't have to pay for any other extra costs. There isn't, for example, an extra cost for technical support. We just pay the licensing."
"There are many RPA solutions available from different vendors and the pricing for Blue Prism is competitive."
"Annual licensing costs were somewhere between $5,000 - $10,000 for the development tool. For the control tower, I think fees were about $50,000 annually."
"With respect to the cost, you're going to recognize the savings immediately for the cost of the tool."
"It's the same as what you would see on any of their list prices. There is also a corporate discount because of scale. Overall, we think it was a competitive price offering. They were the cheapest out of the three, so that's why we went with them."
"The licensing costs for the unattended bots are a little too expensive."
"I can estimate our licensing costs are approximately $100,000 USD per year."
"We got purchased the basic minimum package and it was around $35,000 USD, annually."
"Because we have so many agents, that's why we went unattended. Attended was very expensive for us because it's a per person license. Where we can take entire workflows, do the triggering and scheduling, etc. We never have to have any human interaction with unattended."
"We have a cost model for operating expense savings. It is usually about $100,000 to $125,000 and takes us six weeks to develop and implement. That's development, testing, and implementation. We do code reviews on everything. That does not include all the documentation, assessment, etc."
"There are cheaper options than UiPath."
The Thoughtonomy Virtual Workforce is a highly flexible intelligent automation platform. It uses software to replicate the way people work in existing applications and systems, the processes they follow, and the decisions they make, to deliver automation without disruption.
UiPath is leading the “automation first” era – championing a robot for every person and enabling robots to learn new skills through AI and machine learning. Through free and open training, UiPath is led by a commitment to bring digital era skills to millions of people around the world, thereby improving business productivity and efficiency, employee engagement and customer experience. The company’s hyperautomation platform combines the #1 Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with a full suite of capabilities that enable every organization to scale digital business operations at unprecedented speed. The company has already automated millions of repetitive, mind-numbing tasks for businesses and government organizations all over the world including approximately 50% of the Fortune 500.
UiPath was recently recognized as the top company on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the fastest public and private technology companies in North America, was recently featured in CNBC Disruptor 50, and #3 on the 2019 Forbes Cloud 100.
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Blue Prism Cloud is ranked 6th in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 16 reviews while UiPath is ranked 1st in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 162 reviews. Blue Prism Cloud is rated 7.8, while UiPath is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Blue Prism Cloud writes "Additional functionality over the Enterprise version make good over the difficulty of installation". On the other hand, the top reviewer of UiPath writes "Starts ready-to-use, has good tools for developers, facilitates optimization of existing processes for significant time saving ". Blue Prism Cloud is most compared with Blue Prism, Microsoft Power Automate, ABBYY FlexiCapture and Automation Anywhere (AA), whereas UiPath is most compared with Microsoft Power Automate, Automation Anywhere (AA), Blue Prism, Pega Robotic Process Automation and Kryon RPA. See our Blue Prism Cloud vs. UiPath report.
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